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Title 10 Part 39 → Subpart D → §39.69

Title 10 → Chapter I → Part 39 → Subpart D → §39.69

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Title 10 Part 39 → Subpart D → §39.69

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Title 10Chapter IPart 39Subpart D → §39.69


Title 10: Energy
PART 39—LICENSES AND RADIATION SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR WELL LOGGING
Subpart D—Radiation Safety Requirements


§39.69   Radioactive contamination control.

(a) If the licensee detects evidence that a sealed source has ruptured or licensed materials have caused contamination, the licensee shall initiate immediately the emergency procedures required by §39.63.

(b) If contamination results from the use of licensed material in well logging, the licensee shall decontaminate all work areas, equipment, and unrestricted areas.

(c) During efforts to recover a sealed source lodged in the well, the licensee shall continuously monitor, with an appropriate radiation detection instrument or a logging tool with a radiation detector, the circulating fluids from the well, if any, to check for contamination resulting from damage to the sealed source.


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