Radiation Safety Engineering

The RSO is the person responsible for radiological safety in conjunction with the use, handling, and storage of radioactive materials  .The RSO needs independent authority to stop operations that he or she considers unsafe. He or she must have sufficient time and commitment from management to fulfill certain duties and responsibilities to ensure that radioactive materials are possessed and used in a safe manner.  requires the name of the RSO to be listed on the license to ensure that licensee management has identified a responsible, qualified person and that the named individual knows of his or her designation as RSO.