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

12VAC5-481-2042. Installation, Maintenance, Adjustment, and Repair.

A. Only a person specifically licensed by the agency, the NRC, or another agreement state shall install, maintain, adjust, or repair a remote afterloader unit, teletherapy unit, or gamma stereotactic radiosurgery unit that involves work on the source shielding, the source driving unit, or other electronic or mechanical components that could expose the source, reduce the shielding around the source, or compromise the radiation safety of the unit or the source.

B. Except for low dose-rate remove afterloader unit, only a person specifically licensed by the agency, the NRC, or another agreement state shall install, replace, relocate, or remove a sealed source or source contained in other remote afterloader units, teletherapy units, or gamma stereotactic radiosurgery units.

C. For a low dose-rate remote afterloader unit, only a person specifically licensed by the agency, the NRC, or another agreement state or an authorized medical physicist shall install, replace, relocate, or remove a sealed source contained in the unit.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-229 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 32, Issue 24, eff. August 25, 2016.

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