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Information Notices and Advisories for Licensees in North Dakota
(Published by the North Dakota Radiation Control Program and/or the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission)

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2014

April 28, 2014 NRC Information Notice 2014-06: Damage of Industrial Radiographic Equipment Due To Falling Equipment and Improper Mounting

2013

May 14, 2013 NRC Information Notice 2013-08: Pending Expiration of the NRC Type B Transportation Package Certification for SENTINEL Model 660 Series Radiographic Projectors on June 30, 2013

2009

September 24, 2009 NRC Information Notice 2009-17: Reportable Medical Events Involving Treatment Delivery Errors caused by confusion of units for the Specification of Brachytherapy Sources
September 24, 2009 NRC Information Notice 2009-15: Varian Medical Systems Varisource High Dose-Rate Remote Afterloader Events: Source Retraction Problems
August 24, 2009 NRC Information Notice 2003-22: Heightened Awareness for Patients Containing Detectable Amounts of Radiation from Medical Administrations

2008

March 18, 2008 NRC REGULATORY ISSUE SUMMARY 2008-02:  ACTIONS TO INCREASE THE SECURITY OF HIGH ACTIVITY RADIOACTIVE SOURCES
March 18, 2008 NRC REGULATORY ISSUE SUMMARY 2007-27:  IMPROVING PUBLIC UNDERSTANDING OF THE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH MEDICAL EVENTS
March 11, 2008 NRC Information Notice 2007-38:  Ensuring Complete and Accurate Information in the Documentation of Training and Experience for Individuals Seeking Approval as Medical Authorized Users.
March 11, 2008 NRC Regulatory Issue Summary 2007-28:  Security Requirements for Portable Gauges.
March 10, 2008

NRC INFORMATION NOTICE 90-09 (REV. 1):  EXTENDED INTERIM STORAGE OF LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE BY FUEL CYCLE AND MATERIALS LICENSEES  

2007

November 16, 2007 NRC Information Notice 2007-33:  Exposures to Members of the Public Caused by Inadequate Controls over Well Logging Sources
September 20, 2007 NRC Regulatory Issue Summary 2007-13:  Verification of the Authenticity of Materials Possession Licenses
June 28, 2007 NRC Information Notice 2007-16:  Common Violations of the Increased Controls Requirements and Related Guidance Documents
June 1, 2007 NRC Regulatory Issue Summary 2007-10:  SUBSCRIPTIONS TO NEW LIST SERVER FOR AUTOMATIC NOTIFICATIONS OF MEDICAL-RELATED GENERIC COMMUNICATIONS, FEDERAL REGISTER NOTICES AND NEWSLETTERS
May 8, 2007 NRC Regulatory Issue Summary 2007-07:  "Certification of Increased Controls for Licensees that Possess Collocated Radioactive Material During Transportation Activities" 
March 6, 2007 NRC Regulatory Issue Summary 2007-03: "Ionizing Radiation Warning - Supplementary Symbol"
February 14, 2007       NRC Regulatory Issue Summary 2006-25: "Requirements for the Distribution and Possession of Tritium Exit Signs and the Requirements in 10 CFR 31.5 [NDAC 33-10-03-04.2.b] and 32.51a [NDAC 33-10-03-05.5.d.(4)]"
January 22, 2007 NRC Regulatory Issue Summary 2007-27:  "Availability of NRC 313A Series of Forms and Guidance for their Completion."
January 22, 2007 NRC Regulatory Issue Summary 2006-26:  "Training and Experience and Grandfather Provisions for Authorized Medical Physicists Under 10 CFR Part 35."
January 22, 2007       NRC Regulatory Commission Information Notice 2006-12:  "Exercising Due Diligence When Transferring Radioactive Materials"

2006

July 10, 2006              NRC Information Notice 2006-11:  "Applicability of Patient Intervention in Determining Medical Events for Gamma Stereotactic Radiosurgery and other Therapy Procedures"
January 23, 2006 NRC Regulatory Issue Summary 2005-24:  "Control of Radiation Dose to Visitors of Hospital Patients"
January 17, 2006 NRC Regulatory Issue Summary 2005-31:  "Control of Security-Related Sensitive Unclassified Non-Safeguards Information..."

2005

November 29, 2005     NRC Regulatory Issue Summary 2005-21: "Clarification of the Reporting Requirements in 10 CFR 20.2201 (NDAC 33-10-04.1-16.1)"
October 24, 2005 NRC Information Notice 2005-27: "Low-Dose-Rate Manual. Brachytherapy Equipment Related Medical Events"
April 19, 2005 Information Notice 04-19-05: "Increased Security for Portable Gauges"PDF

2004

June 16, 2004             Information Notice 06-16-04: "Hazardous Material Regulation Changes for Compatibility with International Shipping Regulations"PDF

Also review the Federal Register Notice at: hazmat.dot.gov/69fr-3631.pdfPDF

March 23, 2004 NRC Information Notice 2004-003: Radiation Exposures to Members of the Public in Excess of Regulatory Limits Caused by Failure to Perform Appropriate Radiation Surveys During Well-Logging OperationsPDF

2003

August 14, 2003          Information Notice 08-14-03: Implementation of Chapter 07.1, "Medical Use of Radioactive Material"PDF

Link to Rules: Chapter 33-10-07.1PDF
Link to Other Resources: NRC Part 35

August 4, 2003 NRC Information Notice 2003-09: "Source Positioning Errors and System Malfunctions During Administration of Intravascular Brachytherapy"PDF
May 23, 2003 Information Notice 05-23-03: "DOT Regulation Changes - Security Plans and Hazmat Employee Training Requirements" PDF

Link to Related Site: DOT Hazmat

March 21, 2003 Information Notice 03-21-03: "Anti-Terrorism Tips for Hazardous Material Drivers"PDF

2002

October 15, 2002        Information Notice 10-15-02: "Loaning XRF Devices"PDF
October 11, 2002 Information Notice 10-08-02: "Homeland Security and Your Nuclear Gauge"PDF
October 11, 2002 NRC Information Notice 2002-28: "Appointment of Radiation Safety Officers and Authorized Users Under 10 CFR Part 35"PDF
August 28, 2002

Information Notice 08-27-02: "Medical Use of Byproduct Material: Announcement of Public Workshops by NRC"PDF

August 20, 2002 Information Notice 2002-23: "Unauthorized Administration of Byproduct Material for Medical Use"PDF
June 19, 2002 NRC Notice 02-017: "Medical Use of Strontium-90 Eye Applicators - New Requirements for Calibration and Decay Correction"PDF

2001

October 18, 2001         Information Notice 10-18-01: "Security of Radioactive Material"PDF
September 1, 2001 Information Notice 09-01-01: "Use of XRF Devices Containing Radioactive Material"PDF
July 30, 2001 NRC Notice 2001-11: "Thefts of Portable Gauges"PDF
June 19, 2001 NRC Notice 2001-08: "Treatment Planning System Errors Result in Deaths of Overseas Radiation Therapy Patients"PDF
April 23, 2001 NRC Notice 2001-03: "Incident Reporting Requirements for Radiography Licensees"PDF
February 7, 2001 NRC Notice 99-33: "Management of Wastes Contaminated with Radioactive Materials"PDF

2000

December 6, 2000       Operational Topic: "Supervision of Site Radiography Contractors"PDF
December 6, 2000 Operational Topic: "Managing a Sound Industrial Radiography Radiation Safety Program"PDF
October 20, 2000 NRC Notice 2000-16: "Potential Hazards Due to Volatilization of Radionuclides"PDF
May 11, 2000 Operational Topic: "Managing a Sound Portable Gauge Radiation Safety Program"PDF
March 29, 2000 NRC Notice 2000-05: "Recent Medical Misadministrations Resulting from Inattention to Detail"PDF

For more information about any of these notices, please contact the Radiation Control Program.


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