Module 5: Personnel Monitoring Programs
Worker responsibilities for external dosimetry
include the following:
Wear dosimeters when required.
Radiological Control personnel identify the
requirements. Check signs and radiological work
permits (RWPs) for the requirements.
Wear dosimeters properly.
Primary dosimeters should be worn on the chest
area. This area is on or between the neck and the
waist. Radiological control procedures or work
authorizations may also identify proper placement.
Supplement dosimeters are worn in accordance with
site policy. This includes pocket, electronic
dosimeters, extremity dosimetry, or multiple
Take proper actions if dosimeter is lost, damaged,
contaminated, or off-scale. If in an area controlled
for radiological purposes, take the following
Place work activities in a safe condition.
Immediately exit the area.
Notify radiological control personnel.
Store the dosimeter in the proper storage location.
policy for storage of
Return dosimeters for processing as directed.
Personnel that fail to return dosimeters may be
restricted from continued radiological work.
Dosimeters issued from the permanent work site
cannot be worn at another site.
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