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RULE §336.352Reports of Exposures, Radiation Levels, and Concentrations of Radioactive Material Exceeding the Limits

(a) Reportable events. In addition to the notification required by §336.335 of this title (relating to Reporting Requirements for Incidents), each licensee shall submit a written report to the executive director within 30 days after learning of any of the following occurrences:

  (1) any incident for which notification is required by §336.335 of this title; or

  (2) doses in excess of any of the following:

    (A) the occupational dose limits for adults in §336.305 of this title (relating to Occupational Dose Limits for Adults);

    (B) the occupational dose limits for minors in §336.311 of this title (relating to Occupational Dose Limits for Minors);

    (C) the limits for an embryo/fetus of a declared pregnant woman in §336.312 of this title (relating to Dose to an Embryo/Fetus);

    (D) the limits for an individual member of the public in §336.313 of this title (relating to Dose Limits for Individual Members of the Public); or

    (E) any applicable limit in the license; or

    (F) the ALARA constraints for air emissions established under §336.304(d); or

  (3) levels of radiation or concentrations of radioactive material in:

    (A) a restricted area in excess of applicable limits in the license; or

    (B) an unrestricted area in excess of 10 times any applicable limit set forth in this subchapter or in the license, whether or not involving exposure of any individual in excess of the limits in §336.313 of this title; or

  (4) for licensees subject to the provisions of the United States Environmental Protection Agency's generally applicable environmental radiation standards in 40 CFR Part 190 as amended through January 13, 1977 (42 FedReg 2860) (Environmental Radiation Protection Standards for Nuclear Power Operations), levels of radiation or releases of radioactive material in excess of those standards or of license conditions related to those standards.

(b) Contents of reports.

  (1) Each report required by subsection (a) of this section shall describe the extent of exposure of individuals to radiation and radioactive material, including, as appropriate:

    (A) estimates of each individual's dose;

    (B) the levels of radiation and concentrations of radioactive material involved;

    (C) the cause of the elevated exposures, dose rates, or concentrations; and

    (D) corrective steps taken or planned to ensure against a recurrence, including the schedule for achieving conformance with applicable limits, ALARA constraints, generally applicable environmental standards, and associated license conditions.

  (2) Each report filed under subsection (a) of this section shall include for each occupationally overexposed individual: the name, social security number, and date of birth. With respect to the limit for the embryo/fetus in §336.312 of this title, the identifiers should be those of the declared pregnant woman. The report shall be prepared so that this information is stated in a separate and detachable part of the report.

Source Note: The provisions of this §336.352 adopted to be effective June 5, 1997, 22 TexReg 4588; amended to be effective September 3, 1998, 23 TexReg 8837; amended to be effective September 14, 2000, 25 TexReg 8989

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