h. Review dosimetry records maintained by the
medical facility in accordance with AR 40-14.
i. As directed by Title 10 CFR Part 20 and in
accordance with AR 40-14, limit radiation exposure to as
low a level as can be reasonably achieved. Ensure that
an ALRPO has been appointed, and that unit personnel
comply with radiation standards.
j. Notify the UC and Commander, TACOM,
ATTN: AMSTA-CZ of any radiation safety defects or
hazards associated with the tester, and with any other
actions or circumstances that do not comply with Title 10
CFR Part 21.
k. Ensure that records are maintained for each
tester in accordance with AR 385-11.
I. Ensure that all radiation survey instruments
accordance with TB 43-180.
m. Be knowledgeable of the subject matter in
PROTECTION OFFICER (ALRPO). The ALRPO shall
assist the LRPO as required.
OPERATOR. Areas of responsibility are:
a. Upon initial assignment, all operators shall be
checked out by the LRPO to ensure that they can safely
and correctly handle and operate the tester. Tester
completed a course on the care, maintenance, and
operation of the tester. Training courses shall Include
one of the following:
(1) Material Quality Specialist Course, (51G), Ft.
Leonardwood, MO School. By agreement with the
school, it is possible to attend the three-day portion of the
course that is related to operating the tester.
(2) Tester Training Course. The course is taught
by an instructor who has been certified by the New
Directorate or by the Ft. Leonardwood, MO training
school. The instructor must also be approved of, by the
b. Maintain the tester users log. A copy of DA
Form 5449 can be found at the back of this manual.
c. The tester is under the control of the operator
at the job site. The operator shall not leave the job site
until the tester is secured and locked in its storage case.
The operator shall then ensure that the tester is returned
to its proper storage area.
d. Secure the tester when it is not in use. Ensure
LRPO/ALRPO assigned to the unit.
e. Be knowledgeable of the subject matter in this
manual. Supplemental operating, maintenance, and
repair parts instructions are included in Section V of this
f. Notify the LRPO of any radiation safety defects
or hazards that are associated with the tester.
g. Wear a beta-gamma type film badge or TLD
badge when operating the tester, when in the storage
area for the tester, and at other times as directed by the
TESTER DISPOSAL. Notify the NICP item
manager and the RMCP when testers are unserviceable,
or are in excess of the amount required by the unit.
disposal officer. All Disposal actions
shall be conducted in accordance with
RADIACMETERS. All personnel who enter
radioactive storage areas or operate the tester are
authorized to wear IM-9E/PD Radiacmeters, NSN 6665-
00-243-8199, if required by the LRPO.
FILM BADGES or TLD BADGES. All per