The Radiation Safety Department is based in NYU Medical School but it serves as an institutional resource for all components of New York University, and also for the NYU Hospitals Center, Bellevue Hospital Center, and VA Medical Center. However, if you have a specific question regarding radioactive waste at Washington Square Campus, please contact the NYU Radiation Safety Officer (212-998-8480) prior to servicing or removing equipment containing sealed radiation sources (gas chromatographs, liquid scintillation counters, etc), x-ray equipment, lasers, or equipment producing non-ionizing radiation (UV radiation).

For detailed information, please visit the Radiation Safety Department Website located at the NYU Department of Radiation Safety.

Equipment Decontamination for Disposal

If equipment is to be disposed, please see Preparing Equipment for Service or Disposal.