All experimenters at the 88-Inch Cyclotron are required to take the General
Employee Radiation Training (GERT) course, which can be found here: GERT
Building 88 On-The-Job (OJT) Training
All guests and BASE Users are required to take Building 88's On-The-Job training (NSD440 and NSD439) before they will be given card-key access and allowed in the building unescorted. Please arrive during working hours if you have not yet had this training. Please also note that closed-toed shoes and long pants are required for all areas.
Dosimeters are automatically issued if you will be handling radioactive
material or entering radiation areas. They are also available upon
request. You may obtain a dosimeter at the Administrative Services
Office. Please do not wear your dosimeter outside of the facility. You
must contact the Administrative Services Office immediately if you lose,
damage, or fail to return your dosimeter.
Key Card and Badge
After completion of the registration process and safety training, new
users and guests will be directed to the LBNL Site Access Office
(Building 65) to obtain a key card/identification badge that provides
access to the Cyclotron. Please be prepared to present a picture ID to
Site Access staff. You will need to see our Administrative Assistant,
located in the Administrative Services Office, to activate the card upon
return to the Cyclotron.
Parking permits are required at LBNL. Signs in each parking lot
designate the type of permit required for that area. Cars parked in "No
Parking" areas or reserved spaces without appropriate permits may be
cited or towed.
Users and guests, except for students, are granted a one-day parking
permit at the Blackberry Gate Entrance on the first day of arrival at
the Laboratory. You may obtain a parking permit for extended visits at
the Site Access Office (Building 65). One permit per automobile is
Finding a parking space at LBNL can be very difficult. Users are
strongly encouraged to use the LBNL Shuttle Service whenever possible
when traveling between other Laboratory buildings, the U.C. Campus, City
of Berkeley community, and Berkeley BART Stations (see Buses: Lab
Shuttle Bus Information). This service is provided free of charge. There
are a limited number of parking spaces available for users and guests
in the Cyclotron parking lot. If needed, you may reserve a parking space
by contacting our Administrative Assistant in advance of your arrival.
Before leaving your home institution, users should carefully review
registration procedures to ensure that all necessary documents have been
forwarded to the Administrative Services Office, and that any
additional documents that may be required are in their possession.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Cyclotron Administrative Services Office
One Cyclotron Road, MS 88R192
Berkeley, CA 94720-8101