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Radioactive Materials Branch
Registered Experts and Consultants

and

Regulation Development Update
 

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Registered Experts and Health Physics Consultants

 

The North Carolina Regulations for Protection Against Radiation (10A NCAC 15 .0205) requires that all individuals who are engaged in the business of "furnishing or offering to furnish any equipment services...shall apply for registration of such services with the agency prior to furnishing or offering to furnish any of these services."

Listed below are the Regulatory references which apply to registration of services (including consulting) and a listing of registered experts and consultants. 

Registration Type Description

Class VI

are those individuals/businesses who are registered to perform radiation instrument calibration.

Class VII

includes those individuals/businesses who are registered to perform therapeutic facility and shielding design & area radiation survey or calibration.

Class IX

lists those individuals/ businesses who are registered for general health physics consulting (e.g., independent diagnostic radiation output measurements, dose analysis, design of safety programs and radiation safety training programs, non-healing arts facility and shielding design and area radiation surveys).

 

Applicable Regulations

Listing of Registered Experts & Consultants
(PDF format only)

Application form for
Classes VI through IX
 

.0205, .0213, .0214

Class VI & VII         Class IX

 

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Regulation Development and Update

 

North Carolina is an Agreement State, which means that the State entered into an agreement with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) so the State regulates the use of radioactive material instead of the NRC. Part of the agreement is that the State's rules for the protection against radiation are compatible with those of the NRC.

The Radiation Protection Commission is the body responsible for creating and adopting these rules.

UPDATE: Rules under revision were published in the NC Register on October 3, 2016 beginning on page 549. The public comment period began the date that the rules were published, and a public hearing is scheduled for November 18, 2016, at 10:00 a.m., in Room 131 of the Wright Building located on the Dorthea Dix Campus, 1201 Umstead Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603. The end of the public comment period falls on December 2, 2016.

Please send any comments on these rules to: DHSR.RulesCoordinator@dhhs.nc.gov or by mail to: Nadine Pfeiffer, Division of Health Service Regulation, 2701 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-2701

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Last Modified:  27 October 2016