Nev. Admin. Code § 459.7234 - Requirements for radiation safety officer

1. A registrant that engages in the practice of X-ray industrial radiography shall appoint a radiation safety officer for the radiographic operation.
2. 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 chapter.
(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.
(e) 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 conditions exist.


Nev. Admin. Code § 459.7234
Added to NAC by Bd. of Health, eff. 1-21-94; A by Dep't of Human Resources by R137-01, 5-30-2003

NRS 459.030, 459.201

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