(A) This chapter prescribes specific radiation protection requirements applicable to all persons in Ohio handling radioactive material for which licensure is required. The requirements of this chapter are in addition to, and not in substitution for, other requirements of the Administrative Code. In any conflict between the requirements in this chapter and a specific requirement in another chapter of the Administrative Code adopted pursuant to Chapter 3748. of the Revised Code, the more specific requirement governs.
(B) The director may issue licenses for radioactive material as outlined in this chapter. Handlers of source material and special nuclear material less than critical mass shall comply with the requirements of Chapters 3701:1-44 and 3701:1-56 of the Administrative Code, respectively. The director shall issue a specific license to a named person upon application filed in accordance with paragraph (C) of rule 3701:1-38-02 of the Administrative Code. A general license may be effective without application to the director based on criteria in rules covering manufacture and distribution of radioactive material and rule 3701:1-38-02 of the Administrative Code.