United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Question 216: Will Regulatory Guide 10.8 be revised to

include guidance on monitoring external dose (and

demonstrating compliance with the annual occupational dose

limits) for health personnel working in several hospitals

simultaneously? [Note: This is a common practice for

physicians in Hawaii and there is no good mechanism for

licensees to track where the physicians work outside the


Answer: Appendix X to Regulatory Guide 10.8, Rev.2, was

developed to provide guidance on how to implement revised

Part 20 at a medical facility. This guide will be revised

in its entirety in the future to address the changes in 10

CFR Part 20. (Reference: 10 CFR 20.1502)

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