Table of Contents

Radiation Safety Manual

Table of Contents 

 
 
  • 2.1 Radiation Safety Committee Responsibility
  • 2.2 Radiation Safety Officer Responsibility
  • 2.3 Departmental Responsibility
  • 2.4 Permit Holder Responsibility
  • 2.5 Individual User Responsibility

Chapter 3.0 Authorization To Use Radioactive Materials 

  • 3.1 Permit Application
  • 3.2 Permit Issuance
  • 3.3 Permit Termination

Chapter 4.0 Authorization To Use Ionizing Radiation Producing Equipment 

  • 4.1 General Requirements
    • 4.1.1    Operating Permits
    • 4.1.2    New Facilities / Major Renovations
    • 4.1.3    Transfers / Dispositions
    • 4.1.4    Instruction For Operators and Users For Operators
    • 4.1.5    Radiation Monitoring
    • 4.1.6    Personnel Dose Limits
    • 4.1.7    Area Classification, Dose Limits & Indentification
    • 4.1.8    Security / Access To Areas
    • 4.1.9    Posting of Notices
    • 4.1.10  Inspections
    • 4.1.11  Violations
    • 4.1.12  Exceptions
     
  • 4.2 Electron Microscopes (other than SEMs)
    • 4.2.1    Labels
    • 4.2.2    Shields
    • 4.2.3    Repair
    • 4.2.4    Surveys
  • 4.3 X-ray Diffraction Equipment
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    • 4.3.1    General Requirements
    • 4.3.2    Open Beam Configurations
    • 4.3.3    Closed Beam Configurations
    • 4.3.4    Alignment & Repair
     
  • 4.4 Particle Accelerators
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    • 4.4.1    Shields & Barriers
    • 4.4.2    Control & Access & Operation
    • 4.4.3    Interlocks & Warning Devices
    • 4.4.4    Safety Checks
    • 4.4.5    Radiation Monitoring
     
  • 4.5 Radiographic Installations (Human & Animal)
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    • 4.5.1   Equipment
    • 4.5.2   Structural Shielding For Fixed Equipment
    • 4.5.3   Holding of Subjects & Films
    • 4.5.4   Portable/Mobile Unit Considerations
    • 4.5.5   Fluoroscopic Considerations
    • 4.5.6   Patient Shielding
    • 4.5.7   Quality Assurance (For Human Subjects)
    • 4.5.8   Personnel Monitoring
    • 4.5.9   Qualifications
    • 4.5.10  Pregnant Patient Medical Doses

 Chapter 5.0 Policies and Procedures For Radiation Use Areas 

  • 5.1    Area Definitions and Limits
  • 5.2    Proper Posting of Laboratories, Areas, and Equipment
  • 5.3    Shielding of Sources
  • 5.4    Aerosols, Dusts and Gaseous Products
  • 5.5    Work Surfaces
  • 5.6    Periodic Surveys of Radiation Areas
  • 5.7    Laboratory Monitors
  • 5.8    Removal of Equipment from the Laboratory
  • 5.9    Maintenance of Laboratories and Equipment
  • 5.10  House Vacuum Lines

 Chapter 6.0 Acquisition of Radioactive Material and Sealed Sources

  • 6.1 Orders for Unsealed Material
    • 6.1.1  e-Shop
    • 6.1.2  Non-confirming orders
    • 6.1.3  Confirming orders
  • 6.2 Sealed Source Orders
  • 6.3
  • 6.4 Receiving and Distribution
  • 6.5
  • 6.6

Chapter 7.0 Authorization To Use Sealed Radioactive Sources

  • 7.1.1    Sealed Source Permits
  • 7.1.2    Sealed Source Registrations
  • 7.1.3    New Facilities / Major Renovations
  • 7.1.4    Acquisitions / Transfers / Movement / Disposal
  • 7.1.5    Radiation Monitoring
  • 7.1.6    Personnel Dose Limits
  • 7.1.7    Area Classification, Dose Limits & Identification
  • 7.1.8    Security / Access To Sources
  • 7.1.9    Posting of Notices and Labeling
  • 7.1.10  Exceptions 

Chapter 8.0 Dose Limits, ALARA and Dosimetry Requirements

  • 8.1 Dose Policy Terminology
  • 8.2 Dose Limits and ALARA
  • 8.3 Pregnant Radiation Workers
  • 8.4 Radiation Dosimetry Requirements 
  • 8.5 Dosimetry Records

Chapter 9.0 Transfer, Shipping, and Disposal of Radioactive Material and Sealed Sources

  • 9.1 Definitions
    • 9.1.1 Transfer
    • 9.1.2 Movement
    • 9.1.3 Shipment
  • 9.2 Transfer of Radioactive Material
    • 9.2.1 Transfer within Ithaca or Geneva Campus
    • 9.2.2 Movement within Ithaca or Geneva Campus
    • 9.2.3 Movement between Ithaca or Geneva Campus 
  • 9.3 Shipping of Radioactive Material
  • 9.4 Disposal of Radioactive Material     

 Chapter 10.0 Emergencies

  • 10.1 Preventive Measures
    • 10.1.1 Spills
    • 10.1.2 Air Contamination
    • 10.1.3 Fires and Other Major Emergencies
  • 10.2 Emergency Procedures
    • 10.2.1 Minor Spills Involving No Radiation Hazard to Personnel
    • 10.2.2 Major Spills Involving Radiation Hazard to Personnel
    • 10.2.3 Accidents Involving Radioactive Dusts, Mists, Fumes, Organic Vapors and Gases
    • 10.2.4 Injuries to Personnel Involving Radiation Hazard
    • 10.2.5 Fires or Other Major Emergencies

Chapter 11.0 Notification of Incidents

Chapter 12.0 Violation Policy

Special Procedures

Government Regulations

Inspections & Surveys

Waste Procedure

 
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