Training and Qualification
654 Radiological Control Personnel
Radiological Control senior staff (see Article 143) and management would generally be considered to be subject to
the education, training, and skill requirements of 10 CFR 835.103 and should have:
A combination of education and experience commensurate with their job responsibilities
Continuing training based on an assessment of job responsibilities to maintain and enhance proficiency
Continuing training to remain cognizant of changes to the facility, operating experience, procedures,
regulations, and quality assurance requirements.
Radiological support personnel may include but are not limited to: dosimetry technicians; instrument technicians;
medical personnel; records clerks; whole body counter technicians; and laboratory personnel.
Radiological support personnel would generally be considered to be subject to the education, training, and skill
requirements of 10 CFR 835.103 and should have:
Applicable training on standardized core course topics from Radiological Worker I and II and Radiological
Control Technician Training and additional job-specific topics
Training appropriate to the tasks to be performed
Continuing training to provide continued improvement in knowledge and skills.
Training and education standards for radiological control senior staff and support personnel should be consistent
with DOE STD-1107-97, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for Key Radiation Protection Positions at DOE
Certification and involvement with professional industry organizations should be encouraged.
655 Radiographers and Radiation Generating Device Operators
Radiographers would generally be considered to be subject to the education, training, and skill requirements of 10
CFR 835.103 and should have training in accordance with 10 CFR 34.31.
Radiation generating device operators would generally be considered to be subject to the education, training, and
skill requirements of 10 CFR 835.103 and should have training appropriate for the radiation source involved and
commensurate with the level described in 10 CFR 34.31.
656 Emergency Response Personnel
Provisions should be in place to accommodate rapid site and radiological area access by on-site and off-site emergency
workers such as firefighters, medical personnel, and security personnel.
Emergency response personnel, from both on-site and off-site, may be required to work in radiological areas.
Emergency response personnel should receive special radiological worker training commensurate with the
situations they are likely to encounter. Any individual assigned to perform emergency actions that may result in a
dose exceeding the occupational dose limits shall receive Radiological Worker or equivalent training [see
Such training should be based on DOE's Radiological Worker core course and site-specific training materials.
If such workers are not trained, trained escorts should be assigned.