10A NCAC 15 .1003          INSTRUCTIONS TO WORKERS

(a)  All individuals who, in the course of employment, are likely to receive in a year an occupational dose in excess of 100 millirem (1 millisievert) shall be kept informed of the storage, transfer, or use of radioactive material or of radiation in such portions of the restricted area; shall be instructed in the health protection problems associated with exposure to such radioactive material or radiation, in precautions or procedures to minimize exposure, and in the purposes and functions of protective devices employed; shall be instructed in, and instructed to observe, to the extent within the worker's control, the applicable provisions of this Chapter and licenses for the protection of personnel from exposures  to radiation or radioactive material occurring in such areas; shall be instructed of their responsibility to report promptly to the licensee  or registrant any condition which may lead to or cause a violation of rules in this Chapter and licenses or unnecessary exposure to radiation or radioactive material; shall be instructed in the appropriate response to warnings made in the event of any unusual occurrence or malfunction that may involve exposure to radiation or radioactive material; and shall be advised as to the radiation exposure reports which workers may request pursuant to Rule .1004 of this Section.  The extent of these instructions shall be commensurate with potential radiological health protection problems in the restricted area.

(b)  In determining those individuals subject to the requirements of Paragraph (a) of this Rule, licensees or registrants shall take into consideration assigned activities during normal and abnormal situations involving exposure to all sources of radiation and radioactive material which can reasonably be expected to occur during the life of the licensed or registered facility.  The extent of these instructions shall be commensurate with the potential radiological health protection problems present in the workplace.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 104E‑7; 104E‑10; 104E‑12;

Eff. February 1, 1980;

Amended Eff. April 1, 1999;

Transferred and Recodified from 15A NCAC 11 .1003 Eff. February 1, 2015.