10 CFR 20.2202 - Notification of incidents.
(a) Immediate notification. Notwithstanding any other requirements for notification, each licensee shall immediately report any event involving byproduct, source, or special nuclear material possessed by the licensee that may have caused or threatens to cause any of the following conditions -
(1) An individual to receive -
(iii) A shallow-dose equivalent to the skin or extremities of 250 rads (2.5 Gy) or more; or
(2) The release of radioactive material, inside or outside of a restricted area, so that, had an individual been present for 24 hours, the individual could have received an intake five times the annual limit on intake (the provisions of this paragraph do not apply to locations where personnel are not normally stationed during routine operations, such as hot-cells or process enclosures).
(b) Twenty-four hour notification. Each licensee shall, within 24 hours of discovery of the event, report any event involving loss of control of licensed material possessed by the licensee that may have caused, or threatens to cause, any of the following conditions:
(1) An individual to receive, in a period of 24 hours -
(iii) A shallow-dose equivalent to the skin or extremities exceeding 50 rems (0.5 Sv); or
(2) The release of radioactive material, inside or outside of a restricted area, so that, had an individual been present for 24 hours, the individual could have received an intake in excess of one occupational annual limit on intake (the provisions of this paragraph do not apply to locations where personnel are not normally stationed during routine operations, such as hot-cells or process enclosures).
(c) The licensee shall prepare any report filed with the Commission pursuant to this section so that names of individuals who have received exposure to radiation or radioactive material are stated in a separate and detachable part of the report.
(1)Licensees having an installed Emergency Notification System shall make the reports required by paragraphs (a) and (b) of this section to the NRCOperations Center in accordance with 10 CFR 50.72; and
(e) The provisions of this section do not include doses that result from planned special exposures, that are within the limits for planned special exposures, and that are reported under § 20.2204.
Title 10 published on 2015-12-04
The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 10 CFR Part 20 after this date.
- 10 CFR 31.10 — General License for Strontium 90 in Ice Detection Devices.
- 10 CFR 32.51a — Same: Conditions of Licenses.
- 10 CFR 20.2203 — Reports of Exposures, Radiation Levels, and Concentrations of Radioactive Material Exceeding the Constraints or Limits.
- 10 CFR 19.13 — Notifications and Reports to Individuals.
- 10 CFR 20.1009 — Information Collection Requirements: OMB Approval.
- 10 CFR 31.5 — Certain Detecting, Measuring, Gauging, or Controlling Devices and Certain Devices for Producing Light or an Ionized Atmosphere.
- 10 CFR 20.1204 — Determination of Internal Exposure.
- 10 CFR 31.7 — Luminous Safety Devices for Use in Aircraft.
- 10 CFR 50.72 — Immediate Notification Requirements for Operating Nuclear Power Reactors.
Title 10 published on 2015-12-04.
The following are only the Rules published in the Federal Register after the published date of Title 10.
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