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4732.0370 ADDITIONAL SHIELDING REQUIREMENTS FOR INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES USING RADIATION-PRODUCING EQUIPMENT.

Subpart 1.

Industrial facilities.

Industrial facilities must meet the applicable requirements of parts 4732.0355 and 4732.0360 and the shielding requirements in subparts 2 to 4.

Subp. 2.

Applicability.

This part applies to all new construction and structural remodeling that commences 90 days after November 5, 2007.

Subp. 3.

General shielding and design requirements for industrial radiography.

Facilities must be designed to ensure that the dose limits in parts 4732.0400 to 4732.0430 are not exceeded. Stationary industrial ionizing radiation-producing facilities must have fixed protective barriers, except for entrance doors or beam interceptors. The control panel must be located outside the radiography room.

Subp. 4.

Exception.

Registrants who possess cabinet x-ray systems, industrial cabinet baggage x-ray systems, portable industrial x-ray systems, and analytical ionizing radiation-producing equipment are exempt from this part.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 144.12

History:

32 SR 777

Published Electronically:

December 10, 2007

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