La. Admin. Code tit. 33, § XV-709 - Supervision

Current through Register Vol. 48, No. 3, March 20, 2022

A. A licensee who permits the receipt, possession, use, or transfer of radioactive material by an individual under the supervision of an authorized user as allowed by LAC 33:XV.702 shall:
1. instruct the supervised individual in the principles of radiation safety appropriate to that individual's use of radioactive material;
2. require the supervised individual to follow the instructions of the supervising authorized user, written radiation protection procedures established by the licensee, written directive procedures, regulations of this Chapter, and license conditions with respect to the medical use of radioactive material;
3. review the supervised individual's use of radioactive material, provide reinstruction as needed, and review records kept to reflect this use;
4. require the authorized user to be immediately available to communicate with the supervised individual;
5. require the authorized user to be able to be physically present and available to the supervised individual on one hour's notice (The supervising authorized user need not be present for each use of radioactive material.); and
6. require that only those individuals specifically trained, and designated by the authorized user, shall be permitted to administer radionuclides or radiation to patients.
B. A license shall require the supervised individual receiving, possessing, using, or transferring radioactive material under LAC 33:XV.702 to:
1. follow the instructions of the supervising authorized user;
2. follow the procedures established by the radiation safety officer; and
3. comply with these regulations and the license conditions with respect to the use of radioactive material.
C. A licensee that permits the preparation of byproduct material for medical use by an individual under the supervision of an authorized nuclear pharmacist or physician who is an authorized user, as allowed by LAC 33:XV.702, shall:
1. instruct the supervised individual in the preparation of byproduct material for medical use and the principles of and procedures for radiation safety and in the licensee's written quality management program, as appropriate to that individual's use of byproduct material;
2. require the supervised individual to follow the instructions given in accordance with Paragraph C.1 of this Section and to comply with the regulations of this Chapter and license conditions; and
3. require the supervising authorized nuclear pharmacist or physician who is an authorized user to periodically review the work of the supervised individual as it pertains to preparing byproduct material for medical use and the records kept to reflect that work.
D. A licensee that supervises an individual is responsible for the acts and omissions of the supervised individual.

Notes

La. Admin. Code tit. 33, § XV-709
Promulgated by the Department of Environmental Quality, Office of Air Quality and Radiation Protection, Radiation Protection Division, LR 18:34 (January 1992), amended LR 24:2102 (November 1998), amended by the Office of Environmental Assessment, Environmental Planning Division, LR 30:1173 (June 2004).
AUTHORITY NOTE: Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 30:2001 et seq.

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