Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 64E-5.438 - Radiation Surveys
(1) No radiographic operations shall be conducted unless at least one calibrated and operable radiation survey instrument meeting the requirements of Rule 64E-5.426, F.A.C., is available for each radiographic exposure device and radiation machine in use at each site where radiographic exposures are made. All radiation surveys shall be performed with a calibrated and operable radiation survey instrument meeting the requirements of Rule 64E-5.426, F.A.C.
(2) The surveys described below shall be performed by the licensee or registrant where applicable.
(a) A reference survey of each radiographic exposure device or source changer immediately following removal from a storage area, including removal from storage following transportation.
(b) An area survey during the first radiographic exposure to verify that the posting requirements specified in subsection 64E-5.439(1), F.A.C., have been met and that unrestricted areas do not have radiation levels in excess of the limits specified in paragraph 64E-5.312(1)(c), F.A.C.
(c) A survey of the radiographic exposure device and the length of the guide tube after each exposure when approaching the device or guide tube, concluding with a reference survey of the radiographic exposure device at the location established by the licensee after each radiographic exposure. The surveys shall be performed before exchanging film, repositioning the exposure head, or dismantling equipment.
(d) A reference survey of the radiographic exposure device and source changer before and after source exchanges.
(e) A reference survey of the radiographic exposure device, source changer, or storage container after returning the sealed source to a storage area.
(f) A survey after each radiographic exposure using radiation machines to verify that the machine is off.
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