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

12VAC5-481-840. Security and control of licensed or registered sources of radiation.

Article 9
Security and Control of Licensed or Registered Sources of Radiation

A. The licensee shall:

1. Secure radioactive material from unauthorized removal or access when stored in controlled or unrestricted areas.

2. Control and maintain constant surveillance and use devices or administrative procedures to prevent unauthorized use of radioactive material that is in a controlled or unrestricted area and that is not in storage.

B. The registrant shall secure registered radiation machines from unauthorized removal.

C. The registrant shall use devices or administrative procedures to prevent unauthorized use of registered radiation machines.

D. Each portable gauge licensee shall use a minimum of two independent physical controls that form tangible barriers to secure portable gauges from unauthorized removal, whenever portable gauges are not under the control and constant surveillance of the licensee.

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

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