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Occupational Health (Division 8): Regulatory Guides 8.1 - 8.20

This page lists the number, title, publication date, and revisions for each regulatory guide in Division 8, "Occupational Health," with references to draft guides and related documents (where applicable).

See also Draft Regulatory Guides for Division 8.

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Guide
Number
Title Revision No. Issue
Date
Current Status
8.1 Radiation Symbol
(Withdrawn -- See 73 FR 53454, 09/16/2008)
W

09/2008

 
0 02/1973  
8.2 Administrative Practices in Radiation Surveys and Monitoring 1 05/2011 Reviewed in 2017 – No issues identified
0 02/1973  
8.3 Film Badge Performance Criteria
(Withdrawn -- See 63 FR 2426, 01/15/1998)
W 01/1998  
0 02/1973  
8.4 Personnel Monitoring Device—Direct-Reading Pocket Dosimeters 1 06/2011 Reviewed in 2016 – No issues identified
0 02/1973  
8.5 Criticality and Other Interior Evacuation Signals
(Withdrawn -- See 76 FR 16017, 03/22/2011)
W 03/2011  
1 03/1981  
0 02/1973  
8.6 Standard Test Procedure for Geiger-Muller Counters
(Withdrawn -- See 75 FR 12804, 03/17/2010)
W 03/2010  
0 05/1973  
8.7 Instructions for Recording and Reporting Occupational Radiation Exposure Data 4 04/2018  
3 11/2016  
2 11/2005  
1 06/1992  
0 05/1973  
8.8 Information Relevant to Ensuring that Occupational Radiation Exposures at Nuclear Power Stations Will Be as Low as Is Reasonably Achievable 3 06/1978 Reviewed in 2018 – Issues identified for future consideration
2 03/1977  
1 09/1975  
0 07/1973  
8.9 Acceptable Concepts, Models, Equations, and Assumptions for a Bioassay Program 1 07/1993 Reviewed in 2017 – No issues identified
0 09/1973  
8.10 Operating Philosophy for Maintaining Occupational Radiation Exposures as Low as Is Reasonably Achievable 2 08/2016  
1-R 05/1977  
1 09/1975  
0 04/1974  
8.11 Applications of Bioassay for Uranium 1 07/2015  
0 06/1974  
8.12 Criticality Accident Alarm Systems
(Withdrawn -- See 63 FR 47046, 09/03/1998)
W 08/1998  
2 10/1988  
1 01/1981  
8.13 Instruction Concerning Prenatal Radiation Exposure 3 06/1999 Reviewed in 2017 – Issues identified for future consideration
2 12/1987  
1 11/1975  
0 03/1975  
8.14 Personnel Neutron Dosimeters
(Withdrawn -- See 66 FR 11611, 02/26/2001)
W 02/2001  
1 08/1977  
8.15 Acceptable Programs for Respiratory Protection 1 10/1999 Reviewed in 2017 – Issues identified for future consideration
0 10/1976  
8.16 (Not issued) -- --  
8.17 (Not issued) -- --  
8.18 Information Relevant to Ensuring that Occupational Radiation Exposures at Medical Institutions Will Be as Low as Reasonably Achievable 2 04/2011 Reviewed in 2016 – No issues identified
1 10/1982  
0 12/1977  
8.19 Occupational Radiation Dose Assessment in Light-Water Reactor Power Plants -- Design Stage Man-Rem Estimates 1 06/1979 Reviewed in 2018 – Revise
0 05/1978  
8.20 Applications of Bioassay for Radioiodine 2 09/2014  
1 09/1979  
0 04/1978  

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