United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Question 110: Can a radiography licensee consider an

individual's exposure, received during a source retrieval,

as a planned special exposure if an approved generic

procedure for source retrieval is on file? Assume that

this procedure addresses all the administrative and

recordkeeping requirements of 10 CFR 20.1206.

Answer: Yes, provided it is an exceptional situation when

alternatives that might avoid higher exposures are

unavailable or are impractical. (Reference 10 CFR 20.1206)

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