37.14.841 PRECAUTIONARY PROCEDURES IN RADIOGRAPHIC OPERATIONS: RADIATION SURVEYS AND SURVEY RECORDS
(1) No radiographic operation shall be conducted unless calibrated and operable radiation survey instrumentation as described in ARM 37.14.820 is available and used at each site where radiographic exposures are made.
(2) A physical radiation survey shall be made after each radiographic exposure utilizing radiographic exposure devices or sealed sources of radioactive material to determine that the sealed source has been returned to its shielded position.
(3) A physical radiation survey shall be made to determine that each sealed source is in its shielded position prior to securing the radiographic exposure device or storage container as specified in ARM 37.14.811.
(4) Records shall be kept of the surveys required by (3) of this rule. Such records shall be maintained for inspection by the department for 2 years after completion of the survey. If the survey was used to determine an individual's exposure, however, the records of the survey shall be maintained until the department authorizes their disposition.
History: Sec. 75-3-201, MCA; IMP, Sec. 75-3-201 and 75-3-204, MCA; NEW, 1980 MAR p. 1069, Eff. 3/28/80; TRANS, from DHES, 1996 MAR p. 433; TRANS, from DEQ, 2000 MAR p. 189.