Radioactive facility in Biomedicum

There are three common facilities for work with radioactive material in Biomedicum.

Room Isotopes
Floor 5 room #C0511 Non extensive work. Low activity. Radiotoxity class C and D isotopes.
Floor 7 room #D0711 Non extensive work. Low activity. Radiotoxity class C and D isotopes.
Floor 9 room #D0911 Extensive work. High activity. Radiotoxity class B and C isotopes, e.g. 125I.

All personnel who carry out work with radionuclides must in accordance with regulations set by the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM):

  • participate in a radiation safety lecture held by the employer.
  • have knowledge about local radiation protection rules as well as knowledge on risks from radiation.
  • participate in local introduction to the facilities in Biomedicum.

The lecture in Radiation protection is held by the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital and needs to be repeated every 5 years.

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