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12VAC5-481 VIRGINIA RADIATION PROTECTION REGULATIONS


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 Checklist 1

12VAC5-481-451 Checklist 2

12VAC5-481-451 Checklist 3

12VAC5-481-451 Checklist 4

12VAC5-481-451 FAQ

NUREG-2155

NUREG-2166

February 23, 2016 Update: On February 8th, the Virginia Register of Regulations printed the revision to 12VAC5-481-451 "Physical Protection of Category 1 and 2 Quantities of Radioactive Material." The revised regulation becomes effective on March 8th. A pdf copy of the new regulations can be viewed by clicking the following hyperlink: 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.

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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:

License Type  PARTS 
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

Last Updated: 03-09-2016

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