(1) No registrant shall permit any person to act as an operator of a particle accelerator until such person:
(a) has been instructed in radiation safety and shall have demonstrated an understanding thereof;
(b) has received copies of and instruction in this subchapter and the applicable requirements of subchapters 7 and 17, pertinent registration conditions and the registrant's operating and emergency procedures, and shall have demonstrated understanding thereof; and
(c) has demonstrated competence to use the particle accelerator, related equipment, and survey instruments which will be employed in his assignment.
(2) Either the radiation safety committee or the radiation safety officer shall have the authority to terminate the operations at a particle accelerator facility if such action is deemed necessary to protect health and minimize danger to public health and safety or property.