Source: UniTech | Release | December 4, 2020
Glenn Roberts has been named Director of Health Physics and Engineering by UniTech Services Group, assuming responsibility for regulatory compliance and corporate oversight while managing the company’s radiation safety and quality control programs. The position was previously held by now-retired Mike Fuller since 1996.
Roberts brings 32 total years of experience to his new role. He worked closely with Fuller in UniTech’s Health Physics and Engineering Department from 1996 until Fuller’s retirement at the end of 2019.
“I look forward to continuing my support of both UniTech and its customers in my new leadership role in the Health Physics and Engineering Department,” said Roberts.
Prior to joining UniTech as a Health Physicist in 1996, Roberts spent five years as Radiation Officer/Health & Safety Manager at Roy F. Weston, Inc. Before that, Roberts spent time as a Health Physicist for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and as a Radiation Control Specialist for the State of Delaware.
Throughout his career with UniTech, Roberts has performed health physics audits, assisted in management and prescription of all aspects of UniTech’s radiation safety program, maintained plant licenses and regulatory compliance, and managed decommissioning projects.
“We’re very fortunate to promote from within for such a critical position. Glenn has been integral to UniTech’s excellence over the past 25 years. He has demonstrated outstanding radiation safety and quality control leadership — not only to our team, but to our customers,” remarked Michael J. Bovino, President, UniTech Services Group.
Roberts is a Certified Health Physicist (CHP) and Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), certified by the American Board of Health Physics and the American Board of Industrial Hygiene. Roberts also holds a variety of other industry certifications, including recognition as a Certified Safety Professional® (CSP); a Certified Environmental, Safety and Health Trainer (CET) and Certified Instructional Trainer (CIT); and a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager® (CHMM).
Roberts holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Physics and Mathematics (Delaware State University) and a Master’s of Science in Health Physics (Georgia Institute of Technology).
A subsidiary of UniFirst Corporation, UniTech Services Group, Inc. is the world’s largest supplier of nuclear protective clothing and accessories.
UniTech became the first licensed provider of radiological laundry services in the United States in 1957. Since, the company has expanded to have global impact in the following services: radiological laundering of protective clothing, decontamination and testing of respirators and the decontamination of tools & equipment.
UniTech is a key partner to the nuclear industries in the United States, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom, helping to minimize radioactive waste.
Learn more at www.UniTechUS.com.