(4) Floor markings shall be so placed as to
identity a 2-meter area around the storage area. The
marked area should only be entered by the LRPO or
c. An instrument survey shall be performed in
accordance with Para 4-23.
a. Standard radiation caution signs, as described
in AR 385-30 and Title 10, CFR Part 20, shall be
conspicuously posted in places where radiation is
present. Installations or activities located where non-
English languages are prevalent should post signs that
include a translation in those languages. A sufficient
number of signs shall be posted so that they are clearly
visible from all approaches to the area. The following
documents shall be posted at the storage area entrance
unless indicated below
(1) NRC Form 3. [Can be obtained from AR 385-
11or the RCO).
(2) Title 10 CFR Parts 19, 20, 21. (Can be
obtained from the RCO).
(3) Section 206, Energy Reorganization Act of
1974 (Public Law 93-438) (Located at the back of this
(4) A copy of the NRC License. (Can be obtained
from the RCO).
(5) A copy of radiation protection program SOP.
(A sample SOP is located at the back of this manual).
Copies of these documents can be obtained from the
Commander, TACOM, ATTN: AMSTA-CZ. Posting of
Title 10 CFR Parts 19, 20, 21, NRC license and the
radiation protection program SOP is not required when a
notice is posted at the storage entrance as to where the
documents can be reviewed.
b. Storage areas shall be classified as restricted
Individual testers shall be labeled with Department of
Transportation (DOT) Yellow Label II shipping labels,
and other required labeling in accordance with AR 385-
c. The local tire department shall be notified of
radioactive storage locations, and where to contact the
LRPO. The installation LRPO shall also be informed of
the storage locations.
d. The time that personnel spend in storage
areas shall be kept to an absolute minimum.
e. An inventory shall be maintained with a
physical inventory count conducted semiannually. The
inventory shall record the National Stock Number (NSN),
Serial Number (SN), Special Item Control Code (SICC),
radioisotope(s), chemical and physical form, storage
authorization number it is under.
f. Providing that the requirements of Para 4-17,
4-18 and 4-19 have been complied with, any number of
testers can be stored in an approved storage area.
TRANSPORTATION OF TESTERS BY USING UNITS
a. A letter of instruction shall accompany the
tester when it is moved from a government controlled
facility, and from one job site to another. A sample letter
of instruction is located in Appendix G. DD Form 836
(Special Instructions For Motor Vehicle Drivers), may be
used as the letter of instruction. The general
requirements of AR 385-11 shall be complied with, as
shall State and Local requirements. It is mandatory that
the tester be packed and locked in its approved carrying
case during transport. The case shall be properly
secured to prevent damage to it and the tester during