3701:1-58-68 Radiation surveys for remote afterloader units, teletherapy units, and gamma stereotactic radiosurgery units.

(A) In addition to the survey requirement in rule 3701:1-38-14 of the Administrative Code, a person subject to rules 3701:1-58-55 to 3701:1-58-71 of the Administrative Code shall make surveys to ensure that the maximum radiation levels and average radiation levels from the surface of the main source safe with the source(s) in the shielded position do not exceed the levels stated in the sealed source and device registry.

(B) The licensee shall make the survey required by paragraph (A) of this rule at installation of a new source and following repairs to the source(s) shielding, the source(s) driving unit, or other electronic or mechanical component that could expose the source, reduce the shielding around the source(s), or compromise the radiation safety of the unit or the source(s).

(C) A licensee shall retain a record of the radiation surveys required by paragraph (A) of this rule in accordance with rule 3701:1-58-99 of the Administrative Code.

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 06/12/2015 and 06/01/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3748.02, 3748.04
Rule Amplifies: 3748.04
Prior Effective Dates: 8/15/2005, 10/4/10