Health Services

Radiation Protection

Mission

Provide General Leonard Wood Community Hospital, Vet Clinic, Dental Clinics, and neighboring Army installations with radiation, LASER, and MRI safety guidelines and regulatory compliance. The Health Physics Office is dedicated to establishing a safe working environment, educating personnel, and incident response. Furthermore, we assure all GLWACH patients, employees, and visitors that the protocols set forth provide best outcomes for all tests and treatment involving radiation, LASERs, and MRI.

Services

Ensure compliance with Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Department of Transportation (DOT), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and all Army Regulations. Provide radiation monitoring to GLWACH employees Perform radiation contamination surveys. Ensure all radiation producing devices are within standards Shipping and receiving of radioactive materials. Calculating radiation exposures for employees and patients if applicable Conduct radiation safety classes Annual calibration of x-ray units Assisting with any emergency radiation related incident.

Services include:

Occupational and general public radiation monitoring
NRC license management
LASER and MRI safety
Incident response
Healthcare provider and patient counseling for radiation, LASER and MRI concerns
Radiation, LASER and MRI education
Shielding and protective equipment analysis
Diagnostic X-Ray compliance surveys

Contact Us

Telephone Number(s)

(573) 596-0518/9879

Fax number

(573) 596-0802

Hours

Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed on Federal Holidays

Location

16037 Minnesota Ave, building 2222
Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473

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