Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms Policies and Procedures Revisions

SPPM Revision Memorandum

DATE: September 26, 2014
FROM: Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms
TO: Manual Users
SUBJECT: Safety Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number One Hundred Two

 

This SPPM revision includes the following changes:

This revision updates the entire Radiation Safety chapter of the SPPM, in accordance with the requirements of the University’s broad scope license, federal and state laws and regulations, and the University’s Radiation Protection Program.

This revised chapter includes the following 12 sections:

  • Introduction to SPPM Chapter 9: Radiation Safety 9.05
  • Committment to ALARA 9.06
  • Administration and Support of the Radiation Protection Program 9.10
  • Radiation Protection Program Implementation 9.20
  • Assurance of Public and Worker Safety 9.30
  • Authorizaton to Possess and Use Ionizing Radiation 9.40
  • Radioactive Materials Authorization 9.50
  • Radiation Machine Authorization 9.60
  • Radioactive Waste Management 9.70
  • Radiological Incident and Emergency Response 9.80
  • Regulatory Oversight and References 9.90
  • Acronyms and Definitions 9.95

This revision removes or replaces the following SPPM sections:

  • Radiation Safety Philosophy 9.10
  • Radiation Safety Responsibility and Authority 9.14
  • Radiation Safety Courses 9.16
  • Authorization to Use Radiation Sources 9.20
  • Radiation Machines 9.22
  • Acquiring Sources of Ionizing Radiation 9.25
  • Radiation Signs and Labels 9.32
  • Laboratory Radiation Safety Practices 9.35
  • Decontamination Procedures 9.40
  • Laboratory Survey Program 9.42
  • Sealed Source Leak Testing Program 9.43
  • Personnel Monitoring Devices 9.45
  • Extremity Monitoring 9.46
  • Bioassays 9.48
  • Prenatal Radiation Exposure 9.50
  • Disposal of Radioactive Wastes 9.60
  • Disposal of Equipment Used with Radioactive Materials 9.65