(a)  Each licensee shall conduct, at intervals not to exceed six months, a program of inspection and maintenance of source holders, logging tools, source handling tools, storage containers, transport containers, and injection tools to assure proper labeling and proper physical condition.  The licensee shall maintain records of inspection and maintenance for a period of two years for inspection by the agency.

(b)  If any inspection conducted pursuant to Paragraph (a) of this Rule reveals damage to labeling or components critical to radiation safety, the licensee shall remove the device from service until repairs have been made.

(c)  The repair, opening, or modification of any sealed source shall be performed only by persons specifically authorized to do so by the agency, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, an agreement state, or a licensing state.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 104E‑7;

Eff. June 1, 1989;

Amended Eff. May 1, 1993;

Transferred and Recodified from 15A NCAC 11 .1313 Eff. February 1, 2015.