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Appendix A

References, Design and Safety Guidelines, Health and Safety Regulations, Codes and Standards

A.1   General Health and Safety: The latest edition/revision of all references cited (Regulations, Executive Orders, Standards, Manual Issuances, and Guidelines) shall be used.

 
A.2   Federal Regulations and Executive Orders: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations (29 CFR)ions



A.3     State Regulations
  • Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Administration: Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR), Title 9, Subtitle 12, Chapter 20, Occupational Safety and Health.
  • Refer to local and State occupational safety and health administration guidelines.
 
A.4     Other Federal Agency Regulations and Policies




A.5   Industry Consensus Standards



A.6  Biosafety Regulations
 
The latest edition/revision of all references cited (Regulations, Executive Orders, Standards, Manual Issuances, and Guidelines) shall be used.
 
A.6.a  Federal Regulations
 
                   U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA, Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, 29 CFR 1910.1030
                   U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA, Enforcement Policy and Procedures for Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis
                   U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA, Specifications for Accident Prevention Signs and Tags, 29 CFR 1910.145
 
A.6.b  State Regulations
 
                   State of Maryland, Department of Environment (MDE), Title 26, Subtitle 13: Disposal of Controlled Hazardous Substances, Chapter 11, Special Medical Wastes
                   Refer to local requirements for the disposal of controlled hazardous substances and/or medical pathological waste.
 
A.6.c  Industry Standards
 
 
A.7  Radiation Safety Regulations
 
The latest edition/revision of all references cited (Regulations, Executive Orders, Standards, Manual Issuances, and Guidelines) shall be used.
 
 
A.7.a  Federal Regulations, Executive Orders, and Regulatory Compliance Requirements
 
 
 
 
 
 Radiation Safety Regulatory Compliance:
Documentation: All NIH design and construction projects shall be in compliance with the following Federal regulations:
• The materials license that is issued by the NRC.  Compliance with, and conditions of, the license are regulated by the NRC, consistent with the latest revisions of 10 CFR Part 20, 10 CFR Part 30.
• EPA regulations on NESHAPs, 40 CFR 61 Subpart I
• OSHA Ionizing Radiation Regulations 1910.96 and current Memorandum of Understanding between the OSHA and the NRC, December 23, 1989 (Enclosures B and C)
• U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 21 CFR 1000, Subchapter J, Radiological Health, through 1040.11
• The appropriate and current NIH Policy and Procedures Manuals
Voluntary Guidelines, Recommendations, and Standards:
• American National Standards Institute
• American Association of Physicists in Medicine
• Conference of Radiation Central Program Directors, Inc.
• Health Physics Society
• Society of Nuclear Medicine
• International Commission on Radiological Protection
• National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
Regulatory Compliance Issues: 
NRC regulations and license conditions for air emissions:  The materials license is issued by the NRC.  Compliance with, and conditions of, the license are regulated by the NRC.  Design requirements shall reflect the current Federal regulatory compliance standards.  The latest guidance may be followed if not conflicting with current Federal regulatory requirements.
 
 
 
This page was last updated on Aug 17, 2017