La. Admin. Code tit. 33, § XV-748 - Maintenance and Repair Restrictions

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

A. Only a person specifically licensed by the department, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or an agreement state to perform teletherapy unit maintenance and repair shall install, relocate, or remove a teletherapy sealed source, or a teletherapy unit that contains a sealed source, or maintain, adjust, or repair the source drawer, the shutter, or other mechanism of a teletherapy unit that could expose the source, reduce the shielding around the source, or result in increased radiation levels.
B. Except for low dose-rate remote afterloader units, only a person specifically licensed by the department, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or an agreement state shall install, replace, relocate, or remove a sealed source or a source contained in a remote afterloader unit, a teletherapy unit, or a gamma stereotactic radiosurgery unit.
C. For a low dose-rate remote afterloader unit, only a person specifically licensed by the department, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or an agreement state or an authorized medical physicist shall install, replace, relocate, or remove a sealed source contained in the unit.

Notes

La. Admin. Code tit. 33, § XV-748
Promulgated by the Department of Environmental Quality, Office of Air Quality and Radiation Protection, Radiation Protection Division, LR 18:34 (January 1992), amended by the Office of Environmental Assessment, Environmental Planning Division, LR 26:2590 (November 2000), amended by the Office of Environmental Assessment, Environmental Planning Division, LR 30:1180 (June 2004).
AUTHORITY NOTE: Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 30:2001 et seq.

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