Maintain control of all industrial radiographic equipment.
Develop and maintain current radiological safety operating and emergency procedures approved by
the base Radiation Safety Officer (RSO). Emergency procedures SHALL specify but not be limited to
Individuals to contact in the event of a suspected overexposure: as a minimum, the NDI
supervisor, Base RSO (Bioenvironmental Engineer) and Unit Safety Officer/NCO.
Forms to be completed (e.g., AF Form 190, AFTO 125).
Where to take the individual for treatment/observation.
How to approximate the degree of exposure.
What to do with personnel/pocket dosimeters.
Maintain a copy of the radiological safety operating and emergency procedures with the radiation
producing equipment during all radiographic operations.
Establish and maintain a personnel-monitoring program in conjunction with the base Radiation
Safety Officer, unless exempted by the base RSO.
Procure and maintain adequate radiation survey instruments and establish a survey instrument
Maintain exposure devices, radiography facilities and associated equipment.
Maintain, as a minimum, two bound utilization logs; one for shielded areas and the other for
unshielded areas. The unshielded log shall be subdivided to clearly identify each unshielded area and
include its own set of utilization forms (AFTO Form 115 and AFTO Form 125).
Assume control and institute corrective actions in emergency situations.
Investigate the cause of accidents and determine necessary preventive action.
Determine the competency of industrial radiographers.
Assure compliance with the requirements of 10CFR34 when conducting radiography operations using
The Commander of each organization/installation using radiation sources or X-ray machines for industrial
Establish, in writing, a formal radiation safety program consistent with Federal and Army regula-
tions and with Status of Forces Agreements and assure adequate resources (personnel, materiel and
funding) are provided to implement and maintain an effective program (paragraph 1-20, AR 385-11).
This program will include a comprehensive standing operating procedure to provide personnel with
clear and specific requirements and actions to assure that no person, to include members of the