Arizona Administrative Code
Title 9 - HEALTH SERVICES
Chapter 7 - DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES - RADIATION CONTROL
Article 9 - PARTICLE ACCELERATORS
Section R9-7-911 - Radiation Surveys

Universal Citation: AZ Admin Code R 9-7-911

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

A. The registrant shall ensure that a portable survey instrument is available at all times in a particle accelerator facility.

B. An authorized medical physicist shall:

1. Check the operation of the portable survey instrument required in subsection (A), using a known radiation source, before each use;

2. Perform and document a radiation protection survey when changes have been made in shielding, operation, equipment, or occupancy of adjacent areas;

3. For particle accelerator facilities greater than 30 Mev, establish a program of radiation protection surveys that will evaluate the airborne radiation hazards, and ensure that the particulate radioactivity present in the accelerator facility will not result in personnel exposure that exceeds the limits in Article 4; and

4. Perform radiation protection surveys, including smear surveys of the particle accelerator facility, as prescribed in the written procedures established by the Radiation Safety Officer of the particle accelerator facility and approved by the Department at the time of application for registration.

C. The registrant shall maintain the following records:

1. Radiation protection surveys required in subsection (B)(2), and the associated facility description, required in R9-7-202, until the registration is terminated; and

2. Records of the surveys required in subsections (B)(3) and (4) for three years following the measurement.

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