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10 CFR--PART 34

View Printed Federal Register page 85 FR 15351 in PDF format.

Amendment(s) published March 18, 2020, in 85 FR 15351

Effective Dates: June 16, 2020

2. In §34.47:

a. In paragraph (a) introductory text, remove the phrase “that is processed and evaluated by an accredited National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) processor”;

b. Revise paragraph (a)(3);

c. Remove paragraph (a)(4); and

d. Revise paragraphs (d) and (f).

The revisions read as follows:

§34.47   Personnel monitoring.

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(3) Film badges must be replaced at least monthly and all other personnel dosimeters that require replacement must be replaced at least quarterly. All personnel dosimeters must be evaluated at least quarterly or promptly after replacement, whichever is more frequent.

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(d) If an individual's pocket chamber is found to be off-scale, or if his or her electronic personal dosimeter reads greater than 2 millisieverts (200 millirems), and the possibility of radiation exposure cannot be ruled out as the cause, the individual's personnel dosimeter that requires processing must be sent for processing and evaluation within 24 hours. For personnel dosimeters that do not require processing, evaluation of the dosimeter must be started within 24 hours. In addition, the individual may not resume work associated with licensed material use until a determination of the individual's radiation dose has been made. This determination must be made by the RSO or the RSO's designee. The results of this determination must be included in the records maintained in accordance with §34.83.

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(f) Dosimetry results must be retained in accordance with §34.83.

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