5.7 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Minimize skin exposure at all times.
  • Always wear appropriate clothing in the laboratory (e.g., pants, shirts, shoes). Open toed shoes or sandals are prohibited; shorts and skirts are not recommended.
  • Wear disposable gloves and lab coat at all times while directly handling primary containers of unsealed sources of radioactive material.
  • Remove PPE before leaving a posted area to prevent contamination in non-posted areas.