Radioactive waste disposal procedures

Radioactive waste disposal procedures

What are they?

Radioactive waste is defined as any waste containing radioactive material.  The radioactive waste management at Concordia is under the strict control of the Site Radiation Safety Officer (RSO).

The radioactive waste generated at Concordia is composed of sealed and unsealed radioactive waste, such as:

  • aqueous radioactive solutions
  • radioactive salts
  • liquid scintillation counting fluid in vials
  • solid materials contaminated with radioactive material


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