Table 5-1 Unit Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
Not Fully Mission
Always wear your beta-gamma badge or TLD badge when operating the tester and upon entering tester storage
areas, and at other times as directed by the Local Radiation Protection Officer (LRPO). Beta-gamma badge or
TLD badge will be exchanged every 30 days).
The tester shall immediately be withdrawn from use when the wipe test indicates a reading of 0.1 mrem/hr or
more, except in the case of the state of Colorado in which wipe test readings at or above twice the background
(0.2 mrem/hr) or when the analysis laboratory test results reveal the presence of 0.005 or more microcuries.
A tester is contaminated when reading of 0.1 mrem/hr or more, except in the case of the state of Colorado in
which reading of 0.2 mrem/hr or more, is obtained from the swab. Follow procedure provided in Page 4-31.
The swab is also contaminated.
Beta-gamma badge or TLD badge
will be exchanged every 30 days.
or TLD badge has
not been exchanged
within the last 30
Do not attempt to charge ZINC-CARBON batteries. ZINC-CARBON batteries are not be be used in the tester.
Do not attempt to charge ALKALINE batteries. ALKALINE batteries are not to be used in the tester.
Check the batteries and holder
Batteries are leaking
for leakage and ensure that only
NICAD batteries are being used.
Charge NICAD batteries with AC
charger or DC leads.