ANNEX 5: Isotope Room

General Information

Contact Person: Marit Flo Jensen

The Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority (Statens Strĺlevern - www.nrpa.no) is the national authority regarding radiation protection and nuclear safety in Norway. Focus is based on international recommendations and Norwegian legislation, in particular the Act on Radiation Protection and Use of Radiation (norsk) and the Regulation to the Act (norsk), and also the Act on Nuclear Energy Activities. The University of Bergen and Uni Research have developed guidelines for work with radioactive nucleotides (norsk).

Brief guidelines for work in the Isotope room

Only authorised personnel are allowed to use the room. Group Leaders are responsible for ensuring the training and authorisation of lab members. For detailed instructions regarding safety, rules and best practices in the Isotope room, please refer to the facility handbook.