Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 64E-5.441 - Reporting Requirements

(1) In addition to the reporting requirements specified in rules contained in Chapter 64E-5, Parts III and IX, F.A.C., and other sections of this part, each licensee shall provide a written report to the department within 30 days of the occurrence of any of the incidents involving radiographic equipment described below. Such reports shall be mailed to the Bureau of Radiation Control, Radioactive Materials Section, Bin C21, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1741 for incidents involving radioactive materials or to the Bureau of Radiation Control, Radiation Machine Section, 705 Wells Road, Suite 300, Orange Park, Florida 32073 for incidents involving radiation machines.
(a) Unintentional disconnection of the source assembly from the control cable.
(b) Inability to retract and secure the source assembly to the fully shielded position.
(c) Failure of any component critical to safe operation of the device to perform its intended function properly.
(2) The licensee shall include the information described below in each report submitted as specified in this section.
(a) A description of the equipment problem.
(b) Cause of each incident if known.
(c) Manufacturer name and model number of the equipment involved in the incident.
(d) Place, time, and date of the incident.
(e) Actions taken to establish normal operations.
(f) Corrective actions taken or planned to prevent recurrence.
(g) Qualifications of the personnel involved in the incident.
(3) Reports of overexposures submitted as specified in rules contained in Part III of Chapter 64E-5, F.A.C., that involve failure of safety components of radiography equipment also must include the information specified in subsection 64E-5.441(2), F.A.C.
(4) Any licensee conducting radiographic operations or storing radioactive material at any location not listed on the license for a period in excess of 180 days in a calendar year, shall notify the Department prior to exceeding the 180 days. (Pursuant to Section 120.54(6), F.S., subsection 64E-5.441(4), F.A.C., is substantively identical to 10 CFR 34.101(c) published on 01/01/2007.)


Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 64E-5.441
Rulemaking Authority 404.051 FS. Law Implemented 404.022, 404.051(1), (4), 404.081(1) FS.
New 9-11-01, Amended 9-28-06, 2-28-08.

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