ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
NOTICE TO EMPLOYEES
STANDARDS FOR PROTECTION AGAINST RADIATION
IN CHAPTER 420-3-26, RADIATION CONTROL, ALABAMA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, THE ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF
PUBLIC HEALTH HAS ESTABLISHED STANDARDS FOR YOUR PROTECTION AGAINST RADIATION HAZARDS
Your Employer's Responsibility
Your employer Is required to-
1. Apply these rules to work involving sources of radiation;
2. Post or otherwise make available to you, a copy of the Alabama
Department of Public Health rules, licenses, and operating procedures
which apply to work you are engaged in, and explain their provisions to
3. Post any Notice of Violation involving radiological working conditions.
Your Responsiblllty as a Worker
You should familiarize vourself with those provisions of the Alabama
The basic limits for exposure to employees are set forth in Sections
420-3-26-.03(6), 420-3-26-.03(7), 420-3-26-.03(8) and 420-3-26-.03(9) of the rules.
These sections specify limits on exposure to radiation and exposure to
concentrations of radioactive material in air and water.
If you work where personnel monitoring is required and if you request
information on your radiation exposures,
(a) Your employer must give you a written report, upon termination of
your employment, of your radiation exposures, and
(b) Your employer must advise you annually of your exposure to radiation.
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rules and the operating procedures which apply to
the work you are engaged in. You should observe their provisions for your own
protection and the protection of your co-workers.
What Is Covered by These Rules
1. Limits on exposure to radiation and radioactive material in restricted and
2. Measures to be taken after accidental exposure.
3. Personnel monitoring surveys and equipment.
4. Caution signs, labels, and safety interlock equipment.
5. Exposure records and reports.
6. Options for workers regarding Alabama Department of Public Health