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Bulletins & Newsletters
Mount Hood

Radiation Protection Services (RPS) periodically sends bulletins or Newsletters to registrants, licensees and interested parties throughout the year informing them of upcoming rule changes, how to comply with current rules, recent rule changes and other items that may concern registrants and licensees.

​2014 ​

06​ Dosimetry Requirements for Medical and Veterinary Registrants
05​ Source Collection and Threat Reduction (SCATR), Radioactive Material Disposal Opportunity
04​
03​ New and Revised Oregon Administrative Rules Affecting CT Operations
02​ Radiological Analysis Fee Increase​
01 Final Orders to be posted on Radiation Protection Services Website

 

​2013 ​

05​ Ban on Underage Tanning
December 2013 Tanning Newsletter
04​ Dense Breast Tissue Advisement
03​ Electronic Payment Now Available for Tanning Device Registration Fees
July 2013 Tanning Newsletter

2013 Aribex Exemption Renewal Form

Winter 2013 Tanning Newsletter
 

2012

05​ Online Access to Request Authorization to Perform Activities in Oregon​
Spring 2012 Tanning Newsletter​
04​

Aribex-Manufactured Hand-Held Dental X-ray Unit Revised Exemption for General Dentistry & Dental Care at Locations for Underserved Populations (For Greater than Seven Days)

Attachment A: Request for Hand-Held Dental X-ray Exemption: Aribex Hand-Held Dental X-ray Units Only

Attachment B: Registrants already approved for an Aribex Hand-Held Dental Unit Exemption: Modification of Conditions​

03​ Use of Red Light Therapy (633 nm) lamps in Tanning Devices
02​ RPS Intent to Inspect Therapy Registrant Facilities
01​ Conference of Radiation Program Directors (CRCPD) Medical Event Reporting System
 

2011​ ​

05​
04​  The Global Threat Reduction Initiative (GTRI) Domestic Threat Reduction Program and Federally Funded Voluntary Security enhancements for High-Risk Radiological Material
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02​
01​ NRC Policy Regarding Release of Iodine-131 Therapy Patients Under CFR 35.75 to Locations Other Than Private Residences​
 

​2010​

09​  Regarding Tanning Devices Manufactured Before September 8, 1986
08​  Hand-Held Dental X-ray Systems
06​  Tanning Rules Update
05​  Radiological Analysis Fee Increase
03​  The NRC requirements for a 24-hour Report for Certain Industrial Radiography events in Addition to the 30-day written report requirement to 10 CFR 34.101
02​  Unwanted Radioactive Sources
01​  Tanning Rule and Program Update
    

​2009 ​

07​  The NRC has received numerous Reports of Fixed Gauge Shutter Closure Failures Occurring During Shutter Closure Checks Performed by the Licensee
06​ Radiation Overexposure during perfusion CT imaging to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of a stroke
05​  Reportable Medical Events Involving Treatment Delivery Errors Caused by Confusion of Units for the Specification of Brachytherapy Sources
04​  Exemption from 10 CFR Part 32 and 10 CFR Part 35 Requirements on Procurement and Transfer of Technetium-99m
03​  Licensees who Perform Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Procedures: NRC Regulatory Issue 2008-31
02​  Contamination Events Resulting from Damage to Sealed Radioactive Sources
01​  Molybdenum-99 Generator Breakthrough Concerns
   

​2008 ​

01​  Provisions for Documentation of Training and Experience to Identify Individuals on a License as an Authorized User (AU), Radiation Safety Officer (RSO), Authorized Nuclear Pharmacist (ANP), or Authorized Medical Physicist (AMP)
   

​2007 ​

02​  Provisions for Recognizing and "Grandfathering" Authorized Medical Physicists (AMPs) under 10 CFR 35.2, 35.14, 35.51 and 35.57 and OAR 333-116 Rules
01​  All Medical Users of Radioactive Iodine(1-125 or I-131): Change in Written Directive Requirements