United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Health Physics Questions and Answers - Question 110

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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