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WAC 246-235-010

Filing application for specific licenses.

(1) Applications for specific licenses must be filed on department form RHF-1.
(2) The department may at any time after the filing of the original application, and before the expiration of the license, require further statements in order to enable the department to determine whether the application should be granted or denied or whether a license should be modified or revoked.
(3) Each application must be signed by the applicant or licensee or a person duly authorized to act for and on the applicant's behalf.
(4) An application for a license may include a request for a license authorizing one or more activities.
(5) In the application, the applicant may incorporate by reference information contained in previous applications, statements, or reports filed with the department provided such references are clear and specific.
(6) Except as provided in (c), (d), and (e) of this subsection, an application for a specific license to use radioactive materials in the form of a sealed source or in a device that contains the sealed source must:
(a) Identify the source or device by manufacturer and model number as registered with the department under WAC 246-235-108, the NRC under 10 C.F.R. 32.210, an agreement state, or for a source or a device containing radium-226 or accelerator-produced radioactive material with a state under provisions comparable to 10 C.F.R. 32.210; or
(b) Contain the information identified in WAC 246-235-108(3); or
(c) For sources or devices manufactured before October 23, 2012, that are not registered with the NRC or an agreement state, and for which the applicant is unable to provide all categories of information specified in WAC 246-235-108(3), the application must include:
(i) All available information identified in WAC 246-235-108(3) concerning the source, and, if applicable, the device;
(ii) Sufficient additional information to demonstrate that there is reasonable assurance that the radiation safety properties of the source or device are adequate to protect health and minimize danger to life and property. Such information must include a description of the source or device, a description of radiation safety features, the intended use and associated operating experience, and the results of the most recent leak test.
(d) For sealed sources and devices allowed to be distributed without registration of safety information in accordance with WAC 246-235-108 (7)(a), the applicant may supply only the manufacturer, model number, and radionuclide and quantity.
(e) If it is not feasible to identify each sealed source and device individually, the applicant may propose constraints on the number and type of sealed sources and devices to be used, and the conditions under which they will be used, in lieu of identifying each sealed source and device.
(7) Applications and documents submitted to the department may be made available for public inspection except that the department may withhold any document or part thereof from public inspection if disclosure of its content is not required in the public interest and would adversely affect the interest of a person concerned.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050 and 70.98.110. WSR 17-01-034, § 246-235-010, filed 12/12/16, effective 1/12/17; WSR 16-13-054, § 246-235-010, filed 6/10/16, effective 7/11/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050. WSR 15-06-015, § 246-235-010, filed 2/23/15, effective 3/26/15; WSR 13-24-025, § 246-235-010, filed 11/22/13, effective 12/23/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050 and 70.98.080. WSR 09-06-003, § 246-235-010, filed 2/18/09, effective 3/21/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-235-010, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.080. WSR 79-12-073 (Order 1459), § 402-22-020, filed 11/30/79, effective 1/1/80. Formerly WAC 402-20-050.]
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