3701:1-58-57 Installation, maintenance, adjustment, and repair of remote afterloader units, teletherapy units, and gamma stereotactic radiosurgery units.

(A) Only a person specifically licensed by the director, the United States nuclear regulatory commission, or an agreement state shall install, maintain, adjust, or repair a remote afterloader unit, teletherapy unit, or gamma stereotactic radiosurgery unit that involves work on the source(s) shielding, the source(s) driving unit, or other electronic or mechanical component that could expose the source(s), reduce the shielding around the source(s), or compromise the radiation safety of the unit or the source(s).

(B) Except for low dose-rate remote afterloader units, only a person specifically licensed by the director, United States nuclear regulatory commission, or an agreement state shall install, replace, relocate, or remove a sealed source or source contained in other remote afterloader units, teletherapy units, or gamma stereotactic radiosurgery units.

(C) For a low dose-rate remote afterloader unit, only a person specifically licensed by the director, United States nuclear regulatory commission, or an agreement state, or an authorized medical physicist shall install, replace, relocate, or remove a sealed source(s) contained in the unit.

(D) A licensee shall retain a record of the installation, maintenance, adjustment, and repair of remote afterloader units, teletherapy units, and gamma stereotactic radiosurgery units in accordance with rule 3701:1-58-91 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 8/10/2015
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 05/26/2015 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