Oregon Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Rule Rule 333-120-0710
Reports: Notification of Incidents


(1)

Immediate notification: Notwithstanding any other requirements for notification, each licensee, or registrant, must immediately report any event involving a device or licensed radioactive material possessed by the licensee, or registrant, which may have caused or threatens to cause any of the following conditions:

(a)

An individual to receive:

(A)

A total effective dose equivalent of 0.25 Sv (25 rem) or more; or

(B)

A lens dose equivalent of 0.75 Sv (75 rem) or more; or

(C)

A shallow-dose equivalent to the skin or extremities of 2.5 gray (250 rad) or more; or

(b)

The release of radioactive material, inside or outside of a restricted area, so that, had an individual been present for 24 hours, the individual could have received an intake five times the occupational annual limit on intake (the provisions of this rule do not apply to locations where personnel are not normally stationed during routine operations, such as hot-cells or process enclosures).

(2)

Twenty-four hour notification: Each licensee or registrant must, within 24 hours of discovery of the event, report any event involving loss of control of a device or licensed material possessed by the licensee that may have caused, or threatens to cause, any of the following conditions:

(a)

An individual to receive in a period of 24 hours:

(A)

A total effective dose equivalent exceeding 0.05 Sv (5 rems); or

(B)

A lens dose equivalent exceeding 0.15 Sv (15 rems); or

(C)

A shallow-dose equivalent to the skin or extremities exceeding 0.5 Sv (50 rems); or

(b)

The release of radioactive material, inside or outside of a restricted area, so that, had an individual been present for 24 hours, the individual could have received an intake in excess of one occupational annual limit on intake (the provisions of this rule do not apply to locations where personnel are not normally stationed during routine operations, such as hot-cells or process enclosures).

(3)

The licensee must prepare any report filed with the Authority pursuant to this rule so that names of individuals who have received exposure to radiation or radioactive material are stated in a separate and detachable part of the report.

(4)

Reports made by licensees, or registrants, in response to the requirements of subsections (1)(a) and (b) of this rule must be made by telephone and either by telegram, electronic mail, or facsimile to the Authority.

(5)

The provisions of this rule do not include doses that result from planned special exposures, that are within the limits for planned special exposures, and that are reported under OAR 333-120-0730 (Reports of Planned Special Exposures and Individual Monitoring).
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