Arizona Administrative Code
Title 9 - HEALTH SERVICES
Chapter 7 - DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES - RADIATION CONTROL
Article 9 - PARTICLE ACCELERATORS
Section R9-7-910 - Operating Procedures

Universal Citation: AZ Admin Code R 9-7-910

Current through Register Vol. 30, No. 12, March 22, 2024

A. A registrant shall secure from use a particle accelerator when it is not being used to prevent unauthorized use.

B. A particle accelerator operator shall use the switch on the control panel to turn the accelerator beam on and off during normal operations. The safety interlock system may be used to turn off the accelerator beam in emergencies.

C. A registrant shall ensure that all safety and warning systems, including interlocks, are tested for proper operation at intervals not to exceed three months, and maintain a record of each test for Department inspection for at least three years from the date of the test.

D. A registrant shall keep current electrical circuit diagrams of a particle accelerator and the associated interlock systems, and maintain the diagrams for inspection by the Department.

E. A registrant shall not bypass an interlock unless the by-pass is:

1. Authorized in writing by the Radiation Safety Committee or Radiation Safety Office,

2. Recorded in a permanent log with a notice of the by-pass posted at any affected interlock and at the control panel, and

3. Terminated as soon as possible.

F. A registrant shall maintain a copy of the current operating and emergency procedures at the particle accelerator control panel.

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