Category: Radiation Control

Radiological Incidents & Allegations

Reporting Radiation Control Concerns – Incidents and Allegations Report an Incident M – F, 8 am – 5 pm: (801) 536-0200 After Hours/24-Hour Phone: (801) 536-4123 For Emergencies that Threaten Life or Property: Call 911 or Your Local Emergency Number Submit an Allegation By Phone M – F, 8 am – 5 pm: (801) 536-0200 …

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Federal Cell License Application: EnergySolutions

Update June 15, 2021 Follow-up letter regarding the resubmittal of the Depleted Uranium Performance Assessment The Division has followed our Acceptance/Completeness Review of EnergySolutions’ Federal Cell License Application (see Update May 13, 2021 below) with a letter suggesting possible alternates on the organization and presentation of the upcoming resubmittal of the Depleted Uranium Performance Assessment …

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Radiation Control Permitting

Most companies or individuals who handle radioactive materials must be licensed or registered with the Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control. The Division is responsible for environmental monitoring and radon study, uranium mill tailings and low-level waste management, materials licensing and inspection, and x-ray registration and inspection programs. Process Overview Applicants for specific radioactive …

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Radiation Control Related Resources

Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors, Inc. (CRCPD) Formed in l968, the major purpose of its establishment was to serve as a common forum for state radiation control programs in the United States to communicate with each other. A secondary purpose was to serve as a forum for the state radiation control programs to communicate …

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Frequently Asked Questions from the Legislative Audit:
Division of Radiation Control Performance Audit

How often does the DRC conduct onsite inspections at EnergySolutions? Could it do more? DRC conducts unannounced inspections onsite almost daily. Shipments are received at the site Monday through Friday. DRC currently inspects between 2,000-3,000 shipments of the 5,000 to 7,000 shipments received annually. The Division agrees that additional oversight measures could enhance its compliance …

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Performance Audit:
Division of Radiation Control

The Legislative Auditor General’s Office released a Performance Audit (4 MB) on September 11, 2012, expressing concerns about the Division of Radiation Control’s (DRC) implementation of its low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) oversight program.

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Negative Ion Technology:
Consumer Products and Radiation

The Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control (DWMRC) is committed to protecting public health and the environment by ensuring that human exposures to radiation are kept to levels that are as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA). The goal of radiation protection is to prevent or minimize exposures that provide no benefit.

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Consumer Products and Radiation

Many consumer items contain radiation, either as a function of their operation or as a naturally occurring material that’s included as part of the product.

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X-Ray Program

X-ray Registration and Inspection Fee Increase Effective July 1, 2022 During the 2022 Session of the Utah Legislature an increase in the fees charged for registration and inspection of x-ray machines was approved. The new registration fee is $45 per tube as well as an increase of $10 to each inspection fee. The inspection fee …

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X-Ray Dose Comparisons:
X-Ray Program

Among experts there is no universal agreement on whether there is a risk associated with the small amounts of radiation exposure received from medical x-rays and if there is a risk what is the likelihood (probability) of harmful effects arising at some future date. Different methods have been formulated in an attempt to estimate risk. …

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Forms:
X-Ray Program

X-Ray Machine Registration Form Notice to Employees Lead Aprons Statement Qualified Experts Forms and Instructions Inspection Form Inspection Instructions Registration Form Registered Qualified Experts Recertification Form Mammography Physicists Application Form Mammography Imaging Medical Physicists Recertification Form Other Forms New, Transfer and Disposed-of X-ray Equipment Form X-Ray Assembler Notification Form

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Inspections, Registrations, and Fees:
X-Ray Program

All x-ray tubes in the State must be registered every year with the Division, if they are attached to a control unit. Registration forms are sent to all registrants on file each year. Even x-ray units in storage must be registered if they are not in a retail sales facility. Additionally, the rules require the …

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X-Ray Guidance:
X-Ray Program

Equipment Evaluation Guidance The following Equipment Evaluation Guidelines are provided in PDF format. Angiography and Cardiology Cath Lab Fluoroscopic (51 KB) Computed Tomography (54 KB) Dental (237 KB) General Purpose (230 KB) Mobile C-Arm Fluoroscopic (228 KB) Under Table Fluoroscopic (238 KB) Nationwide Evaluation of X-ray Trends In 1973 the Nationwide Evaluation of X-ray Trends …

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