Radiation dosimeters due for exchange

June 27, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Monthly and quarterly radiation dosimeters (“badges”) are due for exchange on or before July 1.

Please work with your departmental Dosimetry Contact and plan ahead to avoid late exchange. The wear period is indicated on the front of your dosimeter.

On behalf of Michigan Medicine Safety Management Services and the U-M Radiation Safety Service, thank you for exchanging your dosimetry on time.

Thank you to the following monthly wear groups for prioritizing employee safety and dosimetry compliance with the organization’s top on-time dosimetry exchange/return rate for April:

Anesthesiology – Back & Pain Faculty/Staff
Anesthesiology – Back & Pain Fellows
Cardiac Surgery – House Officers
Peds Cardiac Cath – Faculty/Fellows
Radiology – NucMed Radiopharmacy
Radiology – NucMed PET Techs
Radiology – Neuro IR
Vascular Surgery

If you wish to review your dosimetry results, see your departmental Dosimetry Contact or Dosimetry Supervisor. To confidentially access your dosimetry results using the serial number on the back of your dosimeter, follow these instructions.

If you have questions about radiation dosimetry (including how to wear it), read this or contact the U-M Radiation Safety Service at 734-764-4294.

As a reminder, Federal and state regulations require radiation exposure monitoring for certain employees, including anyone who participates in procedures involving radiation-producing machines. Michigan Medicine’s dosimetry program meets and exceeds these guidelines to ensure the safety of Michigan Medicine personnel.