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

12VAC5-481-1710. Supervision.

A. Licensees that permit the receipt, possession, use, or transfer of radioactive material by an individual under the supervision of an authorized user, as allowed by 12VAC5-481-1680 B 1, shall:

1. In addition to the requirements in 12VAC5-481-2270, instruct the supervised individual in the licensee's written radiation protection procedures, written directive procedures, regulations, and license conditions with respect to the use of radioactive material; and

2. Require the supervised individual to follow the instructions of the supervising authorized user for medical uses of radioactive material, written radiation protection procedures established by the licensee, written directive procedures, regulations, and license conditions with respect to the medical use of radioactive material.

B. Licensees that permit the preparation of radioactive material for medical use by an individual under the supervision of an authorized nuclear pharmacist or physician who is an authorized user, as allowed by 12VAC5-481-1680 B 2, shall:

1. In addition to the requirements in 12VAC5-481-2270, instruct the supervised individual in the preparation of radioactive material for medical use, as appropriate to that individual's involvement with radioactive material; and

2. Require the supervised individual to follow the instructions of the supervising authorized user or authorized nuclear pharmacist regarding the preparation of radioactive material for medical use, written radiation protection procedures established by the licensee, this chapter, and the license conditions.

C. Licensees that permit supervised activities under subsections A and B of this section are responsible for the acts and omissions of the supervised individual.

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; Volume 32, Issue 24, eff. August 25, 2016.

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