10A NCAC 15 .1640          RECORDS OF INDIVIDUAL MONITORING RESULTS

(a)  Each licensee or registrant shall maintain records of doses received by all individuals for whom monitoring was required pursuant to Rule .1614 of this Section, and records of doses received during planned special exposures, accidents, and emergency conditions.  These records shall include, when applicable:

(1)           the deep-dose equivalent to the whole body, eye dose equivalent, shallow-dose equivalent to the skin, and shallow-dose equivalent to the extremities;

(2)           the estimated intake of radionuclides (see Rule .1605 of this Section);

(3)           the committed effective dose equivalent assigned to the intake or body burden of radionuclides;

(4)           the specific information used to calculate the committed effective dose equivalent pursuant to Rule .1607(c) of this Section and when required by Rule .1614 of this Section;

(5)           the total effective dose equivalent when required by Rule .1605 of this Section; and

(6)           the total of the deep-dose equivalent and the committed dose to the organ receiving the highest total dose.

(b)  The licensee or registrant shall make entries of the records specified in Paragraph (a) of this Rule at least annually.

(c)  The licensee or registrant shall maintain the records specified in Paragraph (a) of this Rule on the agency form for recording occupational radiation doses, in accordance with the instructions provided with the form, or in clear and legible records containing all the information required by the agency form for recording occupational radiation doses.

(d)  Assessments of dose equivalent and records made using units in effect before the licensee's or registrant's implementation of the rules in this Section need not be changed.

(e)  The records required under this Rule may be protected from public disclosure because of their personal privacy nature; however, the limitations in this Paragraph are subject to, and do not limit federal and state laws that may require disclosure.

(f)  The licensee or registrant shall maintain the records of dose to an embryo/fetus with the records of dose to the declared pregnant woman.  The declaration of pregnancy shall also be kept on file, but may be maintained separately from the dose records.

(g)  The licensee or registrant shall retain each required form or record until the agency terminates each pertinent license or registration requiring the record.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 104E-7(a)(2); 104E-12(a);

Eff. January 1, 1994;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2002;

Transferred and Recodified from 15A NCAC 11 .1640 Eff. February 1, 2015.