459.261 - Specific licenses: Use of sealed sources in well logging

459.261. Specific licenses: Use of sealed sources in well logging

1. In addition to the requirements set forth in NAC 459.238, a specific license for use of sealed sources, tracers or field flood studies, or any combination thereof, in well logging will be issued if:

(a) The applicant develops a satisfactory program for training logging supervisors and logging assistants and submits to the Division a description of the program which specifies the:

(1) Initial training;

(2) On-the-job training;

(3) Annual safety reviews that will be made by the licensee;

(4) Means the applicant will use to demonstrate the logging supervisor's knowledge and understanding of and ability to comply with the Division's regulations and licensing requirements and the applicant's operating and emergency procedures; and

(5) Means the applicant will use to demonstrate the logging assistant's knowledge and understanding of an ability to comply with the applicant's operating and emergency procedures.

(b) The applicant has established and submits to the Division satisfactory written operating and emergency procedures.

(c) The applicant has established and submits to the Division a satisfactory program for annual inspections of the job performance of each logging supervisor to ensure that the Division's regulations, licensing requirements and the applicant's operating and emergency procedures are followed.

(d) The applicant submits to the Division a satisfactory description of its overall organizational structure as it applies to the radiation safety responsibilities in well logging, including specified delegations of authority and responsibility.

2. If an applicant wants to perform leak testing of sealed sources, he or she must submit to the Division the identification of the manufacturers and the model numbers of the leak test kits to be used.

3. If an applicant wants to analyze his or her own wipe samples, the applicant must submit satisfactory procedures to the Division which describe:

(a) The instruments that will be used;

(b) The methods of performing the analysis; and

(c) The pertinent experience of the person who will analyze the wipe samples.

Added to NAC by Bd. of Health, eff. 4-27-84; A 9-6-88; A by R144-13A, eff. 10-13-2016

NRS 459.201

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