SSINS No.: 6830 Accession No.: 8008220273 IEC 80-25 UNITED STATES NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION OFFICE OF INSPECTION AND ENFORCEMENT WASHINGTON, D. C. 20555 December 5, 1980 IE Circular No. 80-25: CASE HISTORIES OF RADIOGRAPHY EVENTS Description of Circumstances: During and subsequent to regional meetings with industrial radiographers in 1977-78, discussions indicated that the review of case histories of radiography incidents was a valuable training tool. Subsequently, Appendix A of 10 CFR Part 34 was amended (March 3, 1980) to include case histories as a required training subject. You have recently been sent a compilation of case histories concerning overexposures, unnecessary exposure and other unusual events that have occurred during the conduct of radiography operations. That document is intended to provide subject material for Item V, Appendix A, 10 CFR Part 34. Notice to Radiography Licensees Radiography licensees are required by 10 CFR Part 34.31 (a)(1), which references Appendix A, to include a review of case histories of radiography accidents to use byproduct material pursuant to 10 CFR Part 34 should include the case history document in their radiographer training program as required subject matter. Additional copies can be obtained from the NRC/GPO Sales Program, USNRC, Washington, D.C. 20555, for $1.75 a copy. For ease in ordering you should reference the document as NUREG/BR-001, Vol. 1. No written response to this Circular is required. If you need additional information with regard to this subject, please contact the appropriate regional office.
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