3701:1-52-01 Definitions.

Terms defined in rule 3701:1-38-01 of the Administrative Code shall have the same meaning when used in this chapter except terms redefined within a given rule for use within that rule only, and additionally, as used in this chapter of the Administrative Code:

(A) "Doubly Encapsulated Sealed Source" means a sealed source in which the radioactive material is sealed within a capsule and that capsule is sealed within another capsule.

(B) "Irradiator Operator" means an individual who has successfully completed the training and testing described in rule 3701:1-52-18 of the Administrative Code and is authorized by the terms of the license to operate the irradiator without a supervisor present.

(C) "Panoramic Dry-Source-Storage Irradiator" means an irradiator in which the irradiations occur in air in areas potentially accessible to personnel and in which the sources are stored in shields made of solid materials. The term includes beam-type dry-source-storage irradiators in which only a narrow beam of radiation is produced for performing irradiations.

(D) "Panoramic Irradiator" means an irradiator in which the irradiations are done in air in areas potentially accessible to personnel. The term includes beam-type irradiators.

(E) "Panoramic Wet-Source-Storage Irradiator" means an irradiator in which the irradiations occur in air in areas potentially accessible to personnel and in which the sources are stored under water in a storage pool.

(F) "Pool Irradiator" means any irradiator at which the sources are stored or used in a pool of water including panoramic wet-source-storage irradiators and underwater irradiators.

(G) "Product Conveyor System" means a system for moving the product to be irradiated to, from, and within the area where irradiation takes place.

(H) "Radiation Room" means a shielded room in which irradiations take place. Underwater irradiators do not have radiation rooms.

(I) "Underwater Irradiator" means an irradiator in which the sources always remain shielded under water and humans do not have access to the sealed sources or the space subject to irradiation without entering the pool.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/18/2012 and 05/15/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3748.04
Rule Amplifies: 3748.04
Prior Effective Dates: 10/20/2002