U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Question 113: If an NRC licensee employs an individual
formerly employed at a DOE lab and that individual's DOE
lab dose record shows a CEDE of more than 5 rems (but
within DOE limits) must the NRC licensee consider this an
overexposure and reduce this individual's planned special
exposure allowance accordingly?
Answer: No. The "limits" referenced in 20.2104 (a) (2)
and 20.1206 (e) are the limits in effect and applicable to
the individual at the time of the exposure. It should be
noted that if the 5 rem CEDE was received during the
current year, this individual would not be allowed any
further exposure for the balance of the year. (References:
10 CFR 20.2104 and 20.1206 (e)).