GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS
§ 225.71. Definitions.
The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
DRDDirect reading dosimeter
(i) As used in this subchapter, means an individual monitoring device (see 10 CFR 20.1003 (relating to definitions)) that does not require additional processing to measure an individuals dose.
(ii) The term also includes the direct reading personnel (individual) monitoring devices known as pocket dosimeter, pocket ionization chamber and electronic personal dosimeter (EPD).
Field radiographyA location where radiographic operations are conducted (onsite or offsite) other than those designated as a permanent radiographic facility.
Industrial radiographyAn examination of the structure of materials by nondestructive methods, utilizing ionizing radiation to make radiographic images.
NVLAPNational Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program.
Personal supervisionThe provision of guidance and instruction to a radiographers assistant given by a radiographer who is:
(i) Physically present at the site.
(ii) In visual contact with the radiographers assistant while the assistant is using radiation sources.
(iii) In proximity so that immediate assistance can be given if required.
Personnel dosimeterAs used in this subchapter, means any of the individual monitoring devices (see 10 CFR 20.1003) that shall be processed and evaluated to generate a permanent record of an individuals dose, for example, a film badge, thermoluminescent dosimeter (TLD) or optically stimulated luminescent dosimeter (OSLD).
RSOradiation safety officerAn individual who ensures that, in the daily operation of the registrants or licensees radiation safety program, activities are being performed in accordance with approved procedures and are in compliance with Department requirements.
RadiographerAn individual who performs radiographic operations or an individual in attendance at a site where radiation-producing devices are being used who personally supervises industrial radiographic operations.
Radiographers assistantAn individual who, under the personal supervision of a radiographer, uses radiation-producing devices or radiation survey instrumentation.
Radiographic operationsThe activities associated with a radiation-producing device during use of the device, to include surveys to confirm adequacy of boundaries, setting up equipment and any activity inside restricted area boundaries.
Radiographic X-ray systemA system utilizing a radiation generating device for quality assurance, materials detection or nondestructive testing used in industrial settings.
Safety deviceAs applied to radiation-producing devices in this subchapter, a device or component that causes the unit to de-energize or interrupt the beam.
The provisions of this § 225.71 amended July 16, 2004, effective July 17, 2004, 34 Pa.B. 3823; amended August 11, 2023, effective 90 days after publication, 53 Pa.B. 4977. Immediately preceeding text appears at serial pages (304540) to (304541).
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