Radiological Control Records
713 Recordkeeping Standards
Radiological control records should be accurate and legible. The records should include the following:
Identification of the facility, specific location, function, and process
Signature or other identifying code of the preparer and date
Legible entries in black ink
Corrections identified by a single line-out, initialed and dated
Supervisory signature to ensure review and proper completion of forms.
The radiological control organization should maintain a file of names, signatures, and initials for future
identification of the individual who signed or initialed a record.
Radiological control records should not include:
Opaque substances for corrections
Shorthand or other non-standardized terms.
Similar procedural standards should be established for computerized records.
Unless otherwise specified, radiological control records shall use the special units of curie, roentgen, rad, and rem,
including multiples of these units [see 835.4]. Use of the international system of units (becquerel, gray, and sievert)
should be limited to calculational, scientific, or reference purposes.