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4732.0505 RADIATION SAFETY OFFICER RESPONSIBILITIES.

The individual who is the radiation safety officer must:

A.

establish a quality assurance program for compliance with the applicable requirements of this chapter;

B.

review the quality assurance program content and implementation at intervals not to exceed 12 months;

C.

ensure that instructions concerning hazards and safety practices are provided to individuals under the radiation safety officer's supervision who may be exposed to radiation;

D.

establish criteria for audits of the radiation safety program;

E.

perform or arrange to have performed:

(1)

radiation surveys;

(2)

audits;

(3)

calibrations;

(4)

equipment performance evaluations;

(5)

calibration of sensitometer and densitometer; and

(6)

review individual monitoring reports, if applicable;

F.

implement or arrange to implement other procedures as required by this chapter; and

G.

ensure documentation of initial and any additional instruction, equipment test results, calibrations, radiation surveys, equipment performance, and maintenance of the radiation-producing equipment and radiographic processors are maintained according to part 4732.0330.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 144.12

History:

32 SR 777

Published Electronically:

December 10, 2007

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