Is the “Notice to Employees” poster displayed in appropriate numbers and locations?
Are appropriate radiation warning signs posted at the entrance(s)?
REFERENCE: Radiation safety warning sign posted in the main entrance
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Are emergency procedures and phone numbers clearly posted?
Are radioactive material and radiation producing devices secured to prevent unauthorized access?
Is the “Radiation Safety Manual” available?
Do all personnel have documented training of the appropriate type?
Are the appropriate personnel supplied with dosimeters?
Is the work area orderly and free of clutter?
Is food, drink, applying cosmetics, etc., prohibited?
Is mouth pipetting prohibited?
Is personal protective equipment available and worn appropriately?
Are hands washed before exiting work area?
Are accurate and up-to-date isotope receiving logs kept and available for inspection?
Are accurate and up-to-date isotope use logs kept and available for inspection?
Are semi-annual inventories performed, documented, and copies sent to RSO?
Is the area surveyed for contamination at least weekly?
Are wipe test and contamination survey logs kept and available for inspection?
Have survey meters been calibrated within the last twelve (12) months?
Are survey meters in good working order?
Are bioassays performed, documented, and copies sent to RSO as necessary?
Are refrigerators, hoods, storage cabinets, and waste receptacles clearly and appropriately labeled?
Are isotopes clearly marked with name, activity, and assay date?
Is waste properly labeled and stored prior to disposal?
Are accurate and up-to-date isotope disposal logs kept and available for inspection?
Are radioactive markings obliterated on non-contaminated items prior to disposal via the building’s solid waste?
Are semi-annual leak tests performed on sealed sources and records maintained?
Are written operating procedures readily available?
Is the power supply clearly marked “DANGER – HIGH VOLTAGE?”
Is the sequencing unit clearly marked “DANGER – HIGH VOLTAGE?”
Is the power “ON” lamp on the power supply working and clearly visible from the work area?
Is the power “ON” switch readily accessible?
Are all electrical contacts guarded against operator contact?
Are all power leads insulated and undamaged?
Is the AC power cord a grounded type and undamaged?
Is the unit cover safety interlocked?
Are unit and power supply located away from the sink?
Are appropriate personnel trained in CPR?
Is a copy of Registration posted?
Are operating and emergency procedures posted?
Are quarterly safety device tests performed and documented in a log?
Are annual inspections performed and documented?
Is the control panel marked with appropriate warnings?
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