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WEST VIRGINIA LEGISLATIVE RULES DIVISION OF HEALTH - TITLE 64;


Radiological Health Rule


64 CSR 23


TABLE OF CONTENTS

§64-23-1	General
	I. I. Scope
	1.2. Authority
	1.3. Filing Date
	1.4. Effective Date
	1.5. Repeal of Former Rule
	1.6. Refiling Date
§64-23-2	Application, Enforcement
	2. 1. Application
	2.2. Enforcement
§64-23-3	Definitions
§64-23-4	Exemptions, Inspections, Tests, Violations, Impounding,
	Prohibitions and Communications 
	4.1. Exemptions
	4.2. Records
	4.3. Inspections
	4.4. Tests
	4.5. Additional Requirements 
	4.6. Violations
	4.7. Impounding
	4.8. Prohibitions
	4.9. Interpretations
	4.10. Communications
§64-23-5	Registration
	5.1. Purpose and Scope
	5.2. Exemptions
	5.3. Application for Registration of Radiation Facilities 
	5.4. Vender Obligation
	5.5. Application for Registration of Servicing and Services
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5.6. Issuance of Notice of Registration

5.7. Expiration of Notice of Registration

5.8. Renewal of Registration

5.9. Report of Charges

5. 10. Approval Not Implied

5.11. Reciprocal Recognition of Out-of State Radiation Producing Devices

5.12. Radiation Protection Requirements

§64-23-6	Standards for Protection Against Radiation
	6. 1. Purpose and Scope
	6.2. Definitions
	6.3. Implementation
	6.4. Radiation Protection Programs
	6.5. Occupational Dose Limits for Adults
	6.6. Compliance with Requirements for Summation of External
	and Internal Doses
	6.7. Determination of External Dose from Airborne Radioactive
	Material
	6.8. Determination of Internal Exposure
	6.9. Determination of Prior Occupational Dose
	6. 10. Planned Special Exposures
	6.11. Occupational Dose Limits for Minors
	6.12. Dose to an Embryo or Fetus
	6.13. Dose Limits for Individual Members of the Public
	6.14. Compliance with Dose Limits for Individual Members
	of the Public
	6.15. Testing for Leakage or Contamination of Sealed Sources
	6.16. Surveys and Monitoring
	6.17. Conditions Requiring Individual Monitoring of External
	and Occupational Dose
	6. 18. Location of Individual Monitoring Devices
	6.19. Control of Access to High Radiation Areas
	6.20. Control of Access to Very High Radiation Areas
	6.2 1. Control of Access to Very High Radiation Areas
	- Irradiators
	6.22. Use of Process of Other Engineering Controls
	6.23. Use of Other Controls
	6.24. Use of Individual Respiratory Protection Equipment
	6.25. Storage and Control of Registered Sources of Radiation
	6.26. Caution Signs
	6.27. Posting Requirements
	6.28. Exceptions to Posting Requirements
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6.29. Labeling Containers and Radiation Machines 6.30. Exemptions to labeling Requirements 6.3 1. Procedures for Receiving and Opening Packages 6.32. Waste Disposal 6.33. Methods of Obtaining Approval of Proposed Disposal Procedures 6.34. Disposal by Release Into Sanitary Sewerage Systems 6.35. Treatment or Disposal by Incineration 6.36. Disposal of Specific Wastes 6.37. Transfer of Material 6.38. Transfer for Disposal and Manifests 6.39. Compliance with Environmental and Health Protection Rules 6.40. Intrastate Transportation of Radioactive Material 6.41. Records 6.42. Records of Surveys 6.43. Records of Tests for Leakage or Contamination of Sealed Sources 6.44. Records of Prior Occupational Dose 6.45. Records of Planned Special Exposures 6.46. Records of Individual Monitoring Results 6.47. Records of Dose to Individual Members of the Public 6.48. Records of Waste Disposal 6.49. Records of Testing Entry Control Devices for Very High Radiation Arm 6.50. Form of Records 6.51. Reports

6.52. Reports of Stolen, Lost, or Missing Registered Sources of Radiation

6.53. Notification of Incidents 6.54. Reports of Exposures, Radiation Levels, and Concentrations of Radioactive Material Exceeding Limits 6.55. Reports of Planned Special Exposures 6.56. Reports of Individual Monitoring 6.57. Notifications and Reports to Individuals 6.58. Reports of Leaking or Contaminated Sealed Sources 6.59. Vacating Premises Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C Appendix D Appendix E Appendix F Agency Form Y

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§64-23-7	Requirements for Radiations Usage in Healing Arts
	7. L Scope
	7.2. Definitions
	7.3. Use of X-Ray Equipment in the Healing Arts
	and Administrative Requirements
	7.4. Shielding Plan Review
	7.5. Prohibited Use
	7.6. General Requirements for All Diagnostic X-Ray Systems
	7.7. Fluoroscopic X-Ray Systems
	7.8. Radiographic System Other Than Fluoroscopic,
	Dental Intraoral or Computed Tomography X-ray Systems.
	7.9. Intraoral  Dental Radiographic Systems
	7. 10. Computed Tomography X-ray Systems
	7.11. Mammography
	7.12. Therapeutic Radiation Machines
	Appendix A
	Appendix B 
	Appendix C 
	Appendix D 
	Appendix E 
	Appendix F 
	Appendix G 
	Appendix H 
§64-23-8	Radiation Safety Requirements for Industrial Radiographic Operations
	8. 1. Purpose
	8.2. Scope
	8.3. Definitions 
	8.4. Exemptions
	8.5. Limits on Radiation Levels for Radiography Exposure
	Devices and Storage Containers
	8.6. Locking of Sources of Radiation
	8.7. Storage Precautions
	8-8. Radiation Survey Instruments
	8.9. Leak Testing, Repair, Tagging, Opening, Modification, and
	Replacement of Sealed Sources.
	8.10. Quarterly Inventory
	8.11. Utilization Logs
	S. 12. Inspection and Maintenance
	8.13. Permanent Radiographic Installations
	S. 14. Personal Radiation Safety Requirements for
	Radiographic Personnel
	8. 15. Operating and Emergency Procedures
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8.16 Personnel Monitoring Control 8.17. Supervision of Radiographer Trainee 8.18. Precautionary Procedures in Radiographic Operations 8.19. Radiation Surveys and Survey Records 8.20. Documents and Records Required at Temporary Jobsites 8.21. Specific Requirements for Radiographic Personnel Performing Industrial Radiography 8.22. Special Requirements and Exemptions for Cabinet Radiography 8.23. Prohibitions Appendix A

§64-23-9.	Radiation Safety Requirements for Analytical X-Ray Equipment
	9. 1. Scope
	9.2. Definitions
	9.3. General Regulatory Provisions and Specific Requirements
	9.4. Area Requirements 
	9.5. Operating Requirements
	9.6. Personnel Requirements
§64-23-10	Radiation Safety Requirements for Particle Accelerators
	10.1 Purpose and Scope
	10.2. Registration Procedure
	10.3. General Requirements for the Use of Particle Accelerators
	10.4. Human Use of Particle Accelerators
	10.5. Radiation Safety Requirements for the Use of
	Particle Accelerators
	10.6. Limitations
	10.7. Shielding and Safety Design Requirements
	10.8. Particle Accelerator Controls and Interlock Systems
	10-9. Warning Devices
	10. 10. Operating Procedures
	10. 11. Radiation Monitoring Requirements
	10. 12. Ventilation Systems
§64-23-11	Registration of Radioactive Materials
	11. 1. Purpose and Scope
	11 .2. Source Material
	11.3. Radioactive Material Other Than Source Material
	11.4. Types of Registration
	11 .5. General Registrations - Source Material
	11.6. Depleted Uranium in Industrial Products and Devices
	11.7. General Registrations - Radioactive Material Other Than
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Source Material

11.8. Luminous Safety Devices for Aircraft

11 .9. Ownership of Radioactive Material

I 1 .10. Calibration and Reference Sources

I I - 11. General Registration for Use of Radioactive Material For Certain In Vitro Clinical or Laboratory Testing

11. 12. Ice Detection Devices

11. 13. Filing Application for Specific Registration

11. 14. General Requirements for the Issuance of Specific Regulations

11. 15. Specific Requirements for Issuance of Certain Specific Regulations for Radioactive Material

11. 16. Specific Requirements for Specific Registration of Broad Scope

11. 17. Special Requirements for a Specific Registration to Manufacture, Assemble, Repair, or Distribute Commodities, Products, or Devices Which Contain Radioactive Material

11.18. Issuance of Specific Registration

11. 19. Specific Terms and Conditions of Registrations

11.20. Expiration and Termination of Registrations

11-21. Renewal of Registrations

11.22. Amendment of Registrations at Request of Registrant

11.23. Agency Action on Application to Renew or Amend

11.24. Persons Possessing a Registration for Source, Byproduct, or Special Nuclear Material in Quantities Not Sufficient to Form a Critical Mass on Effective Date of These Rules

11.25. Persons Possessing Naturally Occurring and Accelerator-Produced Radioactive Material (NARM) on Effective Date of These Rules

11.26. Transfer of Material

11.27. Modification and Revocation of Registrations

11.28. Reciprocal Recognition of Regulations Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C

§64-23-12	Use of Radionuclides in the Healing Arts

12. 1. Scope

12.2. Definitions

12.3. Registration Required

12.4. Registration Amendments

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12.5. Notifications

12.6. ALARA Program

12-7. Radiation Safety Officer

12.8. Radiation Safety Committee

12.9. Statement of Authorities and Responsibilities

12.10. Supervision

12.11. Visiting Authorized User

12.12. Mobile Nuclear Medicine Service Administrative

Requirements

12.13. Quality Management Program

12.14. Records, Notifications, and Reports of Misadministrations

12.15. Suppliers

12.16. Quality Control of Diagnostic Equipment

12.17. Possession, Use, Calibration, and Check of

Dose Calibrators

12. 18. Calibration and Check of Survey Instruments

12.19. Assay of Radiopharmaceutical Dosages

12.20. Authorization for Calibration and Reference Sources

12.2 1. Requirements for Possession of Sealed Sources and

Brachytherapy Sources

12.22. Syringe Shields

12.23. Syringe Labels

12.24. Vial Shields

12.25. Vial Shield Labels

12.26. Surveys for Ambient Radiation Dose Rate and

Contamination

12.27. Release of Patient Containing Radiopharmaceuticals or

Permanent Implants

12.28. Mobile Nuclear Medicine Service Technical

Requirements

12.29. Storage of Volatiles and Gases

12.30. Decay-In-Storage

12.3 1. Use of Radiopharmaceuticals for Uptake, Dilution, or

Excretion Studies

12.32. Possession of Survey Instrument

12.33. Use of Radiopharmaceuticals Generators, and

Reagent Kits For Imaging and Localization Studies

12-34. Radionuclide Contaminants

12.35. Control of Aerosols and Gases.

12.36. Possession of Survey Instruments

12.37. Use of Radiopharmaceuticals for Therapy

12.39. Safety Instruction

12.39. Safety Precautions

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12.40. Possession of Survey Instruments 12.41. Use of Sealed Sources for Diagnostics 12.42. Availability of Survey Instrument 12.43. Use of Sources for Brachytherapy 12.44. Safety Instruction 12.45. Safety Precautions 12.46. Brachytherapy Sources Inventory 12.47. Release of Patients Treated With Temporary Implants 12.48. Possession of Survey Instrwnents 12.49. Use of Sealed Sources in a Therapy Unit 12.50. Maintenance and Repair Restrictions 12.51. Amendments 12.52. Safety Instruction 12.53. Doors, Interlocks, and Warning Signs 12.54. Possession of Survey Instrument 12.55. Radiation Monitoring Devise 12.56. Viewing Device 12.57. Dosimetry Equipment 12.58. Full Calibration Measurements 12.59. Periodic Spot Checks 12.60. Radiation Surveys for Teletherapy Facilities 12.61. Safety Spot Checks for Teletherapy Facilities 12.62. Modification offeletherapy Unit or Room Before Beginning a Treatment Program

12.63. Reports of Telethempy Surveys, Checks, Tests, and Measurements

12.64. Five-Yea Inspection 12.65. Training Requirements for Radiation Safety Officers 12.66. Training of Experienced Radiation Safcty Officers 12.67. Training of Uptake, Dilution, or Excretion Studies 12.68. Training of Imaging and Localization Studies 12.69. Training for Therapy Use of Radiopharmaccuticals 12.70. Training for Therapeutic Use of Bracbytherapy Sources 12.7 1. Training for Ophthalmic Use of Strontium-90 12.72. Training for Use of Sealed Sources for Diagnosis 12.73. Training for Teletherapy 12.74. Training for Teletherapy Physicist 12.75. Training for Experienced Authorized Users 12.76. Physician Training in a Three-Month Program 12.77. Recentness of Training Agency Form V Agency Form W

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§64-23-13 Notices, Instructions and Reports to Workers; Inspections 13. 1. Purpose and Scope 13.2. Posting of Notices to Workers 13.3. Instructions to Workers 13.4. Notifications and Reports to Individuals 13-5. Presence of Representatives of Registrants and Workers During Inspection 13.6. Consultation With Workers During Inspections 13.7. Requests by Workers for Inspections 13.8. Inspections Not Warranted; Informal Review

§64-23-14 Transportation of Radioactive Material 14. 1. Purpose and Scope 14.2. Definitions 14.3. Requirement for Registration 14.4. Exemptions 14.5. Transportation of Registered Material 14.6. General Registration for Carriers 14.7. General Registration: Approved Packages 14.8. General Registration: Previously Approved Type B Packages 14.9. General Registration: Specific Container 14.10. General Registration: Type A, Fissile Class 11 Package 14.11. General Registration: Restricted, Fissile Class 11 Package 14.12. Operating Controls and Procedures 14.13. Routine Determinations 14.14. Air Transport of Plutonium 14.15. Shipment Records 14.16. Reports 14.17. Advance Notification of Transport of'Nuclear Material 14.18. Quality Assurance Requirements Appendix A Table I Table 11 Table III Table IV

§64-23-15 Radiation Safety Requirements for Wireline Services Operations and Subsurfitce Tracer Studies

15. 1. Purpose 15.2. Scope 15.3. Definitions 15.4. Prohibitions

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15.5. Limits on Levels of Radiation 15.6. Storage Precautions 15.7. Transport Precautions 15-8. Radiation Survey Instruments 15.9. Leak Testing of Sealed Sources 15. 10. Quarterly Inventory 15.11. Utilization Records 15.12. Design, Performance, and Certification Criteria for Sealed Sources Used In Downhole Operations 15.13. Labeling 15.14. Inspection and Maintenance 15.15. Training Requirements 15.16. Operating and Emergency Procedures 15.17. Personnel Monitoring 15.18. Precautionary Procedures in Logging and Subsurface Tracer Studies 15.19. Particle Accelerators 15.20. Radiation Surveys 15.21. Documents and Records Required at Field Stations 15.22. Documents and Records Required at Temporary Jobsites 15.23. Notification of Incidents, Abandonment, and Lost Sources

§64-23-16 Radiation Safety Requirements for Technologically Enhanced Radioactive Materials (TENORM) 16. 1. Purpose 16.2. Scope 16.3. Definitions 16.4.Exeniptions 16.5. Standards for Radiation Protection for TENORM 16.6. Protection of Workers During Operations 16.7. Release for Unrestricted Use 16.8. Disposal and Transfer of Waste for Disposal 16.9. General Registration 16. 10. Specific Registration 16.11. Filing Application for Specific Registration 16.12. Requirements for the Issuance of Specific Registrations 16.13. Safety Criteria for Products 16-14. Table of Organ Doses 16. IS. Issuance of Specific Registrations

16.16. Conditions of Specific Registration Under Section 16.12.

16.17. Expiration and Termination of Specific Registrations 1& 18. Renewal of Specific Registrations

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