Magnet Safety

Simon Fraser University has a comprehensive Radiation Safety Program (RSP) which includes Ionizing (IR) and Non-ionizing Radiation (NIR). The use of magnetic instrumentation falls under the NIR RSP which primary objective is to facilitate and ensure safe use of magnetic devices in research, teaching and the environment.

For more information, contact: Program Manager, Ionizing Radiation, Radiation Safety Officer: ph. 778-782-3633

SFU NIR Magnet Safety Training

Please contact EHS, Radiation Safety Officer at ph: 778-782-3633  or email:

Manufacturer Magnet Safety Training

Manufacturer-specific training is required for all magnetic instrumentation users.

Important: Retain proof of training for your records.