Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
8/9/2022

12VAC5-481-1540. (Repealed.)

Article 5
Jobsite Requirements

Historical Notes

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 September 20, 2006; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 18, eff.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

12VAC5-481-1550. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

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 September 20, 2006; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 18, eff.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

12VAC5-481-1560. Reciprocity.

A. All reciprocal recognition of licenses and registrations by the agency will be granted in accordance with Part III (12VAC5-481-380 et seq.) of this chapter.

B. Reciprocal recognition by the agency of an individual radiographer certification will be granted provided that:

1. The individual holds a valid certification in the appropriate category issued by a certifying entity, as defined in 12VAC5-481-10;

2. The requirements and procedures of the certifying entity issuing the certification affords the same or comparable certification standards as those afforded by 12VAC5-481-1320 A;

3. The applicant presents the certification to the agency prior to entry into the state; and

4. No escalated enforcement action is pending with the NRC or in any other agreement state.

C. Certified individuals who are granted reciprocity by the agency shall maintain the certification upon which the reciprocal recognition was granted, or prior to the expiration of such certification, shall meet the requirements of 12VAC5-481-1320 A.

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.

12VAC5-481-1570. Specific requirements for radiographic personnel performing industrial radiography.

A. At a job site, the following shall be supplied by the licensee or registrant:

1. At least one operable, calibrated survey instrument for each exposure device or radiation machine in use;

2. A current whole body personnel monitor (TLD, OSL or film badge) for each person performing radiographic operations;

3. An operable, calibrated pocket dosimeter with a range of 0 to 2 mSv (200 mrem) for each person performing radiographic operations;

4. An operable, calibrated, alarming ratemeter for each person performing radiographic operations using a radiographic exposure device; and

5. The appropriate barrier ropes and signs.

B. Each radiographer at a job site shall have on their person a valid certification ID card issued by a certifying entity.

C. Industrial radiographic operations shall not be performed if any of the items in subsections A and B of this section are not available at the job site or are inoperable.

D. During an inspection, the agency may terminate an operation if any of the items in subsections A and B of this section are not available or operable, or if the required number of radiographic personnel are not present. Operations shall not be resumed until all required conditions are met.

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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