Records in support of the requirements described in the 2003 RSM must be maintained in the laboratory. These records must be available for review by the UGA/RSO or regulatory agencies. It is recommended that records be organized in labeled binders for easy access and to facilitate the review process. Examples of these records include: RADIATION SAFETY RECORDS Radioactive materials permit application, approval and amendments Training Records Monthly Radiological Survey Records Sewer Disposal and Waste Records RAM inventory summary and radioisotope forms
RECORD RETENTION Contamination Surveys of each Lab and Source Radioactive Materials Inventory Waste Disposals RETAIN FOR DURATION OF PERMIT Original application, approval and amendments. Laboratory Radiation Safety Program Security and Safety Tests Training records RETAIN FOR 3 YEARS
EACH LIQUID WASTE CONTAINER MUST HAVE THIS FORM EACH FORM SHALL BE INITIATED WHEN THE FIRST WASTE IS PLACED IN THE CONTAINER ANALYZED WHEN FULL OR WHEN YOU WANT TO DISPOSE FORM MUST BE COMPLETED WHEN WASTE IS RETRIEVED MAKE COPY FOR YOUR RECORDS
EACH DAW CONTAINER MUST HAVE THIS FORM EACH FORM SHALL BE INITIATED WHEN THE FIRST WASTE IS PLACED IN THE CONTAINER COMPLETE WHEN FULL OR WHEN YOU WANT TO DISPOSE FORM MUST BE COMPLETED WHEN WASTE IS RETRIEVED MAKE COPY FOR YOUR RECORDS
Radiological Improvement Program Chp 11, 2003 RSM
Radiation Safety Module Training Summary Practice and use ALARA fundamentals of TIME, DISTANCE and SHIELDING There is a risk in everything we do, working with radiation only increases your risk of health effects slightly. Remember you are only receiving chronic doses if any. Every permit carries the responsibilities of performing, documenting and reporting radiological surveys, waste disposal, inventory, training and records management. Know your Isotopes! Know the difference between RADIATION and CONTAMINATION Use your GM ! Read and use the new 2003 RSM
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