La. Admin. Code tit. 33, § XV-742 - Safety Instructions

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

A. The licensee shall provide oral and written radiation safety instruction to all personnel caring for a patient or human research subject receiving brachytherapy and cannot be released under LAC 33:XV.725. Refresher training shall be provided at intervals not to exceed one year.
B. To satisfy the requirements of Subsection A of this Section, the instruction shall describe:
1. size and appearance of the brachytherapy sources;
2. safe handling and shielding instructions in case of a dislodged source;
3. procedures for patient or human research subject control;
4. procedures for visitor control, including:
a. routine visitation of hospitalized individuals in accordance with LAC 33:XV.421.A.1; and
b.visitation authorized in accordance with LAC 33:XV.421.F;
5. procedures for notification of the radiation safety officer, or his or her designee, and an authorized user if the patient or human research subject dies or has a medical emergency; and
6. LAC 33:XV.Chapter 10 training requirements.
C. A licensee shall maintain a record of individuals receiving instruction required by Subsection A of this Section, a description of the instruction, the date of instruction, and the name of the individual who gave the instruction for three years.

Notes

La. Admin. Code tit. 33, § XV-742
Promulgated by the Department of Environmental Quality, Office of Air Quality and Radiation Protection, Radiation Protection Division, LR 18:34 (January 1992), amended LR 24:2105 (November 1998), amended by the Office of Environmental Assessment, Environmental Planning Division, LR 30:1179 (June 2004), amended by the Office of the Secretary, Legal Affairs Division, LR 32:813 (May 2006), Amended by the Office of the Secretary, Legal Affairs and Criminal Investigations Division, LR 471858 (12/1/2021).
AUTHORITY NOTE: Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 30:2001 et seq. and 2104.B.

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