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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 481. Virginia Radiation Protection Regulations
7/6/2020

12VAC5-481-1130. Reports of Individual Monitoring.

A. This section applies to each person licensed or registered by the agency to:

1. Possess or use sources of radiation for purposes of industrial radiography pursuant to Parts III (12VAC5-481-380 et seq.) and V (12VAC5-481-1170 et seq.) of this chapter; or

2. Receive radioactive waste from other persons for disposal pursuant to Part XI (12VAC5-481-2330 et seq.) of this chapter; or

3. Possess or use at any time, for processing or manufacturing for distribution pursuant to Part III (12VAC5-481-380 et seq.) or VII (12VAC5-481-1660 et seq.) of this chapter, radioactive material in quantities exceeding any one of the following quantities:

Radionuclide

Activitya GBq

Ci

Cesium-137

37

1

Cobalt-60

37

1

Gold-98

3,700

100

Iodine-131

37

1

Iridium-192

270

10

Krypton-85

37,000

1,000

Promethium-147

370

10

Technecium-99m

37,000

1,000

aThe agency may require as a license condition, or by rule, regulation, or an order pursuant to 12VAC5-481-190, reports from licensees or registrants who are licensed or registered to use radionuclides not on this list, in quantities sufficient to cause comparable radiation levels.

B. Each licensee or registrant in a category listed in subsection A of this section shall submit an annual report of the results of individual monitoring carried out by the licensee or registrant for each individual for whom monitoring was required by 12VAC5-481-760 during that year. The licensee or registrant may include additional data for individuals for whom monitoring was provided but not required. The licensee or registrant shall use the agency's record of individual monitoring results form or equivalent or electronic media containing all the information required by the agency's record of individual monitoring results form.

C. The licensee or registrant shall file the report required by subsection B of this section, covering the preceding year, on or before April 30 of each year. The licensee or registrant shall submit the report to the agency.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-229 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 22, Issue 25, eff. September 20, 2006; amended, Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 18, eff. June 12, 2008.

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