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Personnel monitoring for internal dose.
(1) Each licensee shall monitor, to determine compliance with WAC 246-221-040
, the occupational intake of radioactive material by and assess the committed effective dose equivalent to:
(a) Adults likely to receive, in 1 year, an intake in excess of ten percent of the applicable ALI in Table I, Columns 1 and 2, of WAC 246-221-290
(b) Minors likely to receive, in one year, a committed effective dose equivalent in excess of 1 mSv (0.1 rem); and
(c) Declared pregnant women likely to receive, during the entire pregnancy, a committed effective dose equivalent in excess of 1 mSv (0.1 rem).
(2) Where necessary or desirable in order to aid in determining the extent of an individual's exposure to concentrations of radioactive material, the department may incorporate license provisions or issue an order requiring a licensee or registrant to make available to the individual appropriate bioassay services and to furnish a copy of the reports of such services to the department.
(3) Each licensee shall maintain records of doses received by all individuals for whom monitoring was required pursuant to subsections (1) and (2) of this section, and records of doses received during planned special exposures, accidents, and emergency conditions. Assessments of dose equivalent and records made using units in effect before January 1, 1994, need not be changed. These records shall include, when applicable:
(a) The estimated intake or body burden of radionuclides;
(b) The committed effective dose equivalent assigned to the intake or body burden of radionuclides;
(c) The specific information used to calculate the committed effective dose equivalent pursuant to WAC 246-221-040
(d) The total effective dose equivalent when required by WAC 246-221-015
(e) The total of the deep dose equivalent and the committed dose to the organ receiving the highest total dose (total organ dose equivalent).
(4) The licensee or registrant shall maintain the records specified in subsection (3) of this section on department Form RHF-5A, in accordance with the instructions provided on the form, or in clear and legible records containing all the information required by Form RHF-5A; and shall update the information at least annually.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050
. WSR 01-05-110, § 246-221-100, filed 2/21/01, effective 3/24/01; WSR 94-01-073, § 246-221-100, filed 12/9/93, effective 1/9/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040
. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-221-100, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91; Order 1095, § 402-24-080, filed 2/6/76; Order 1, § 402-24-080, filed 1/8/69; Rules (part), filed 10/26/66.]