Mike Haynes (B.Sc., Physics, Waterloo; M.Sc., Biophysics, Western), is the Chief Scientist at the Radiation Safety Institute. Mr. Haynes has over 30 years experience in the nuclear power industry in health physics and radioactive waste management at Ontario Power Generation and the former Ontario Hydro. As Scientific Director, he is responsible for providing direction to the Institute’s scientific staff including education programs, radiation surveys and national laboratory operations. Mr. Haynes is a past President of the Canadian Radiation Protection Association.
Tara Hargreaves (B.Sc., Physics and Mathematics, Guelph; M.Sc., Astronomy, McMaster) is Staff Scientist and Coordinator of the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada’s Training Program. In addition to her teaching and course development activities, she has conducted EMF (electromagnetic field) surveys for clients ranging from small businesses to nuclear power plants. Ms. Hargreaves is a member of the Canadian Radiation Protection Association and the Health Physics Society, and has completed training in Quality Control Testing at the Michener Institute.
Lynn MacDonald (B.Sc., Physics, UPEI; B.Ed. Education, UPEI; M.Sc., Toronto) is a Radiation Scientist with a background in science education and curriculum development. She has many years of teaching experience, both at the secondary school level and in adult education. Lynn participates in the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada’s training programs and in various other scientific activities here.
Jason Sadowski (BSc and MSc in Physics and Engineering Physics, University of Saskatchewan, Engineer-in-Training) is a Scientist and Manager of the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada’s National Laboratories in Saskatoon. Mr. Sadowski provides scientific and managerial oversight for radiation protection, radiation measurement, and radon dosimetry systems at the National Laboratories. He is a member of the Canadian Radiation Protection Association as well as a registered member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan. Mr. Sadowski has also completed an Advanced Radio Frequency Safety Officer’s course from Narda Safety Test Solutions.
Octavian Mavrichi (B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Physics) takes pride in being our Radiation Scientist with the team at the National Laboratories in Saskatoon. Mr. Mavrichi is responsible for data analysis, quality assurance and related research for all services offered by the laboratory. He also participates in delivering our training courses in Saskatoon. Mr. Mavrichi is a registered member of the Canadian Radiation Protection Association and the Canadian Association of Physicists.
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“RSIC congratulates the USW for their leadership in the 1970s to force action. In addition, RSIC applauds the USW for their continued dedication to worker safety in uranium mines across Canada and for their continued support of our institute as we continue to raise awareness and perform services that help keep miners and other professionals safe. ” Steve Mahoney, President of RSIC.read more
“Good science in plain language” session explores the potential radon hazard and allows the event participants to form their own opinions, and contribute to building a comprehensive provincial radon policy.read more