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

12VAC5-481-3490. Standards for radiation protection for TENORM.

A. No person licensed under 12VAC5 481-3530 or 12VAC5-481-3540 shall conduct operations, use, or transfer TENORM in a manner such that a member of the public will receive an annual total effective dose equivalent in excess of 1mSv (100 mrem) per year from all licensed sources including TENORM.

B. Persons subject to a license under this part shall comply with radiation protection standards set out in Part IV (12VAC5-481-600 et seq.) of this chapter.

C. Doses from indoor radon and its progeny shall not be included in total effective dose equivalent calculations.

D. No person shall release TENORM for unrestricted use in such a manner that the reasonably maximally exposed individual will receive an annual total effective dose equivalent from the released TENORM in excess of 1mSv (100 mrem) per year excluding natural background.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-229 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

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

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