Oregon Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Rule Rule 333-105-0740
Notifications


(1)

In addition to the reporting requirements specified in 10 CFR 30.50 and in division 120 of these rules, each licensee must provide a written report to the Authority within 30 days of the occurrence of any of the following incidents involving radiographic equipment:

(a)

Unintentional disconnection of the source assembly from the control cable;

(b)

Inability to retract the source assembly to its fully shielded position and secure it in this position;

(c)

Failure of any component, which is critical to safe operation of the device, to properly perform its intended function; or

(d)

An indicator on a radiation machine fails to show that radiation is being produced.

(2)

The licensee must include the following information in each report submitted under section (1) of this rule, and in each report of overexposure submitted under OAR 333-120-0720 (Reports of Exposures, Radiation Levels, Leak Tests, and Concentrations of Radioactive Material Exceeding the Limits) which involves failure of safety components of radiography equipment:

(a)

Description of the equipment problem;

(b)

Cause of each incident, if known;

(c)

Name of the manufacturer and model number of equipment involved in the incident;

(d)

Place, date, and time of the incident;

(e)

Actions taken to establish normal operations;

(f)

Corrective actions taken or planned to prevent recurrence; and

(g)

Names and qualifications of personnel involved in the incident.

(3)

Any licensee conducting radiographic operations or storing sources of radiation at any location not listed on the license or registration for a period in excess of 180 days in a calendar year, must notify the Authority prior to exceeding the 180 days.
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Jun. 8, 2021