N.J. Admin. Code § 7:28-17.4 - Equipment control

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) (Reserved.)
(b) Each radiation-producing machine shall be provided with a lock designed to prevent unauthorized use of the equipment.
(c) All ionizing radiation-producing machines shall be kept locked at all times except when under the direct surveillance of a radiographer or of a radiographer's assistant or as provided in 7:28-17.6(a).
(d) (Reserved.)
(e) The owner shall maintain calibrated and operable radiation-survey instruments to make radiation surveys as required by 7:28-17.6(d) and by N.J.A.C. 7:28-7. The requirements for the radiation-survey instruments are as follows:
1. Each radiation-survey instrument shall be calibrated at intervals not to exceed three months and the instrument shall be recalibrated after each servicing involving other than battery replacement. An operational check source test shall be performed on each radiation-survey instrument prior to its use.
2. Records shall be maintained of each date of calibration and the operational check source test results.
3. The instrumentation shall have a range such that two milliroentgens per hour through one roentgen per hour can be measured to a precision of plus or minus 20 per cent.
(f) -(j) (Reserved)
(k) Each owner shall maintain current logs, which shall be kept available for inspection by the Department at the address specified in the registration, showing for each radiation source the following information.
1. A description, or make and model number of the ionizing radiation-producing machine;
2. The identity of the radiographer to whom assigned; and
3. The plant or site where used and dates of use.
(l) Each owner conducting industrial radiography at a temporary job site shall make the following records available at the site for inspection by the Department:
1. (Reserved.)
2. A copy of the owner's current registration of a ionizing radiation-producing machine issued by the Department pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:28-3;
3. (Reserved.)
4. A copy of the owner's operating and emergency procedures prepared pursuant to 7:28-17.5(d);
5. A copy of N.J.A.C. 7:28;
6. Survey records required pursuant to 7:28-17.6(d) for the period of the operation at the site;
7. Daily pocket dosimeter records for the period of operation at the site required to be made pursuant to 7:28-17.5; and
8. A copy of the latest instrument calibration and the original log of daily instrument operational check source test results for the specific devices in use at the site required to be made pursuant to (e)1 and 2 above.


N.J. Admin. Code § 7:28-17.4
Amended by R.1985 d.502, effective 10/7/1985.
See: 17 N.J.R. 1626(a), 17 N.J.R. 2389(a).
Recodified from 17.3 with substantive changes.
Amended by R.2004 d.44, effective 1/20/2004.
See: 35 N.J.R. 2008(a), 36 N.J.R. 445(a).
Amended the N.J.A.C. references throughout.
Amended by R.2008 d.281, effective 9/15/2008 (operative September 30, 2009).
See: 40 N.J.R. 2309(a), 40 N.J.R. 5196(b), 41 N.J.R. 3415(a).
Reserved (a), (d) and (f) through (j); in (c), deleted the former first sentence and ", radiographic-exposure devices and storage containers" following "machines"; in the introductory paragraph of (k), substituted "registration" for "license", in (k)1, deleted ", or of the radiographic-exposure device or storage container in which the sealed source is located" from the end; reserved ( l)1 and ( l)3; in ( l)2, deleted "radioactive materials or" preceding "ionizing"; in ( l)7, inserted "and" at the end; in ( l)8, deleted "; and" from the end; and deleted ( l)9.

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