February 29, 2016:The following documents may be used by licensees to ensure they are meeting the new 12VAC5-481-451 security requirements:12VAC5-481-451 3/8/16 revision. On February 23rd, the Virginia Register of Regulations printed the revision to 12VAC5-481-10 "Definitions." The revised regulation becomes effective on March 23rd. A pdf copy of the new regulations can be viewed by clicking on the following hyperlink: 12VAC5-481-10 3/23/16 revision.
In January we met with licensees throughout the state to discuss the proposed revision. The power point presentation can be accessed by clicking the following hyperlink: 12VAC5-481-451 revision PP.
12VAC5-481 is in the process of being revised to remove all references to 10 CFR. When the Virgnia Register of Regulations publishes the revises regualtions, a letter will be mailed out and a link will be posted on this page. Upon this revision becoming effective the revised parts will be downloaded and a pdf version of each will be placed here for your downloading and use.
A copy of the regulations in pdf format is provided with the following link: 12VAC5-481
Each licensee is not subject to all parts of 12VAC5-481. The following table deliniates which parts of 12VAC5-481 are applicable to your program:
|Portable Gauge / XRF||I, III, IV, X, XIII, XVII|
|Radiography||I, III, IV, V, X, XIII, XVII|
|Fixed Gauge||I, III, IV, X, XIII, XVII|
|Self Shielded Irradiator||I, III, IV, X, XIII, XVII|
|Pool Irradiator||I, III, IV, X, XII, XIII, XVII|
|R&D and Other Specifice Licenses||I, III, IV, X, XIII, XVII|
|Medical||I, III, IV, VII, X, XIII, XVII|
|Broad Scope||I, III, IV, X, XIII, XVII|
|Radiopharmacy||I, III, IV, VII, X, XIII, XVII|
|Well Logging||I, III, IV, X, XIII, XIV, XVII|
|Sealed Sources||I, III, IV, X, XIII, XVII|