Oregon Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Rule Rule 333-120-0215
Surveys and Monitoring: Location of Individual Monitoring Devices


Each licensee or registrant must ensure that individuals who are required to monitor occupational doses in accordance with OAR 333-120-0210 (Surveys and Monitoring: Conditions Requiring Individual Monitoring of External and Internal Occupational Dose)(1) wear individual monitoring devices as follows:

(1)

An individual monitoring device used for monitoring the dose to the whole body must be worn at the unshielded location of the whole body likely to receive the highest exposure. When a protective apron is worn, the location of the individual monitoring device is typically at the neck (collar);

(2)

An individual monitoring device used for monitoring the dose to an embryo/fetus of a declared pregnant woman, pursuant to OAR 333-120-0170 (Radiation Dose Limits: Dose to an Embryo/Fetus)(1), must be located at the waist under any protective apron being worn by the woman;

(3)

An individual monitoring device used for monitoring the lens dose equivalent, to demonstrate compliance with OAR 333-120-0100 (Radiation Dose Limits: Occupational Dose Limits For Adults)(1)(b)(A), must be located at the neck (collar), outside any protective apron being worn by the monitored individual, or at an unshielded location closer to the eye;

(4)

An individual monitoring device used for monitoring the dose to the extremities, to demonstrate compliance with OAR 333-120-0100 (Radiation Dose Limits: Occupational Dose Limits For Adults)(1)(b)(B), must be worn on the extremity likely to receive the highest exposure. Each individual monitoring device must be oriented to measure the highest dose to the extremity being monitored.
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