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Radiation Protection Regulations

Version of section 16 from 2017-09-22 to 2020-11-24:

 When a licensee becomes aware that a dose of radiation received by or committed to a person or an organ or tissue may have exceeded an applicable dose limit prescribed by section 13 or 14, the licensee must

  • (a) immediately notify the person and the Commission of the dose;

  • (b) require the person to leave any work that is likely to add to the dose;

  • (c) conduct an investigation to determine the magnitude of the dose and to establish the causes of the exposure;

  • (d) identify and take any action required to prevent the occurrence of a similar incident; and

  • (e) within 21 days after becoming aware that the dose limit has been exceeded, report to the Commission the results of the investigation or on the progress that has been made in conducting the investigation.

  • SOR/2017-199, s. 2
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