10A NCAC 15 .0502         DEFINITIONS

In addition to terms found in Rule .0104 of this Chapter and 10 CFR 34.3, the following definitions shall apply to this Section. 10 CFR 34.3 is incorporated by reference to include subsequent amendments and editions, and can be accessed at: http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/cfr/part034/part034-0003.html at no cost:

(1)           "Collimator" means a radiation shield that is placed on the end of the guide tube or directly onto a radiographic exposure device to limit the size, shape, and direction of the primary radiation when the sealed source is cranked into position to make a radiographic exposure.

(2)           "Control device," commonly called a crank-out, means the control cable, the protective sheath, and control drive mechanism used to move the sealed source from the shielded position in the radiographic device or camera to an unshielded position outside the device for the purpose of making a radiographic exposure.

(3)           "Field examination" means a practical examination.

(4)           "Independent certifying organization" means an independent organization that meets all of the requirements of Rule .0525 of this Section.

(5)           "Periodic training" means instruction provided at least every 12 months by the licensee or registrant for operators and individuals subject to the requirements of Rule .1003 of this Chapter on radiation safety aspects of radiography. The topics shall include the results of internal inspections, new procedures or equipment, accidents or errors that have been observed, and opportunities for employees to ask safety questions.

(6)           "Projection sheath" means a guide tube.

(7)           "Radiation safety officer" means an individual named by the licensee or registrant who has knowledge of and responsibility for the overall radiation safety program on behalf of the licensee or registrant and who meets the requirements of Rule .0510(h) of this Section.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 104E-7; 10 CFR 34.3;

Eff. February 1, 1980;

Amended Eff. January 1, 1994; June 1, 1989;

Temporary Amendment Eff. August 20, 1994, for a period of 180 days or until the permanent rule becomes effective, whichever is sooner;

Amended Eff. April 1, 1999; May 1, 1995;

Transferred and Recodified from 15A NCAC 11 .0502 Eff. February 1, 2015;

Amended Eff. October 1, 2015;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. June 22, 2019.