Radiological Health Support Operations
Radiological instruments should undergo calibration prior to use following any preventive or corrective
maintenance or any adjustment that voids the previous calibration. A battery change is not normally considered
564 Calibration Facilities
Radiological monitoring instrument inspections, calibrations, performance tests, calibration equipment selection,
and quality assurance should be performed in accordance with the recommendations of ANSI N323. Responsible
Locate activities in a manner to control radiation exposure to operating personnel and to personnel in adjacent
Minimize sources of interference, such as backscatter and non-ionizing radiation, during the calibration of
Operate in accordance with the referenced standards
Generate records of in accordance with the referenced standards.
For organizations that do not possess or use their own calibration facilities, contracted calibration services should
be performed in accordance with the referenced standards.