10A NCAC 15 .1621          RESTRICTIONS ON THE USE OF RESPIRATORY PROTECTION EQUIPMENT

The agency may impose restrictions in addition to those in Rules .1619 and .1620 of this Section, and Appendix A to 10 CFR 20.1001 - 20.2401 when the agency determines that such requirements are necessary to:

(1)           ensure that the respiratory protection program of the licensee is adequate to limit exposures of individuals to airborne radioactive materials to levels that maintain  the total effective dose equivalent  ALARA; and

(2)           limit the extent to which a licensee may use respiratory protection equipment instead of process or other engineering controls when process or other engineering controls are appropriate to limit exposures of individuals to airborne radioactive materials to the levels prescribed in this Section.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 104E-7(a)(2); 10 C.F.R. Chapter 1, Commission Notices, Policy Statements, Agreement States, 46 F.R. 7540;

Eff. January 1, 1994;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2005;

Transferred and Recodified from 15A NCAC 11 .1621 Eff. February 1, 2015.