Unless otherwise specifically licensed by the department, the
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, an agreement state or a licensing state to
perform such services, the licensee shall not remove sealed sources from source
holders; remove source holders containing sealed sources from devices; perform
maintenance or repair of devices or sources holders containing sealed sources,
including repair or maintenance of the shutter; perform installations,
replacement, removal from service, relocations, or disposal of sealed sources,
source holders or devices containing sealed sources; or perform initial
radiation surveys of devices or source holders.
Users of sealed sources in fixed devices
must have completed a minimum of 8 hours of training from individuals approved
by the department. This training must include the areas described in Rule
Individuals who perform
installations, maintenance or service, initial radiation surveys, relocations,
or removal from service must have completed a minimum of 40 hours of training
from individuals approved by the department. This training must include the
(a) The principles and
fundamentals of radiation protection and safety practices related to the use of
measurements, use of radiation detection instruments and monitoring
(c) Biological effects
(d) Procedures for
performing services; and
practice in performing the services.
(3) Documentation of training for each user
must be maintained for the duration of employment or 5 years, whichever is
(4) Sealed sources in
fixed devices may be used by individuals under the supervision of an authorized
user. An authorized user must be available at all times when sealed sources in
fixed devices are being used.
Installations, maintenance or service, initial radiation surveys, relocations
or removal from service may be performed by individuals who are under the
direct supervision and in the physical presence of an individual who is an
authorized user for these operations.
Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R.
404.081 FS. Law
(4), (6), (9), (10),
New 5-12-93, Formerly