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GLWACH Radiation Protection Office
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To provide General Leonard Wood Community Hospital, Vet Clinic, Dental Clinics, and neighboring Army installations with radiation safety guidelines and regulatory compliance. The Health Physics Office is dedicated to establishing a safe working environment, educating personnel, and mitigating any radiation related incidents. Furthermore, we would like to assure all GLWACH patients, employees, and visitors that the protocols set forth provide maximum efficiency for all radiation related treatments.


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

Phone: 573-596-4913