MRI Safety

GEMRIC MRI Safety

There are a number of dangers and safety issued involved in working with high-field MRI systems.

Before working at GEMRIC you will be required to:

1. Watch the MR Safety Lecture.
2. Have an induction into local rules by GEMRIC’s academics/staff.
3. Have on-site MRI safety training
4. Complete and sign the MRI safety document (example on page 9 of MR safety lecture).


Breaches of safety procedures will not be tolerated and will result in exclusion from GEMRIC.

Video of Projectile effect at just 1.5Tesla (imaging 7T)
http://www.mrisafetyvideo.com/kch_scissors_closeupSo.htm

Quench of superconducting magnet outside view
http://www.mrisafetyvideo.com/kch_quench_outside_shortSo.htm

MRI safety (implant list)
http://mrisafety.com/