1. A registrant
that engages in the practice of X-ray industrial radiography shall appoint a
radiation safety officer for the radiographic operation.
A radiation safety officer shall:
(a) Ensure that the daily operation of X-ray
industrial radiography is conducted in accordance with the provisions of this
(b) Establish and oversee
operating and emergency procedures and procedures to ensure that the level of
radiation is as low as is reasonably achievable. The radiation safety officer
shall review these procedures at least once each year to ensure that the
procedures conform to the requirements set forth in this chapter.
(c) Approve and oversee all phases of the
training program for radiographic personnel to ensure that they receive
training in appropriate and effective protection practices.
(d) Ensure that the required surveys are
performed and documented in accordance with applicable regulations and that
corrective measures are taken if the levels of radiation exceed the levels
established in this chapter.
Ensure that monitoring devices are calibrated and used properly by personnel
who are performing X-ray industrial radiography and the results of exposures to
radiation are properly recorded and notices of those exposures are submitted on
a timely basis.
(f) Ensure that the
radiographic operations are conducted safely and institute corrective actions
if necessary, including terminating the operations in an emergency or if unsafe
Nev. Admin. Code §
Added to NAC by Bd. of Health,
eff. 1-21-94; A by Dep't of Human Resources by R137-01,