STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDIRES
This establishes 4-31 IN Radiation Protection Program (RPP) standards (ionizing and non-ionizing), policies, and responsibilities.
This supplement applies to all organizations assigned or attached to 4-31 IN.
To properly control procurement, accumulation, use, storage, safe handling, transportation, transfer, and disposal of radioactive material.
The terms shall, will, or must indicate mandatory requirements. The terms may or should are advisory. All major actions will be coordinated through the Ionizing Radiation Control Committee (IRCC) Chairman or the Installation Radiation Protection Officer (IRPO). A copy of AR 385-24 and FORSCOM Regulation 385-1, Chapter 8 (Radiation Safety) needs to be maintained. Many devices that contain radioactive material present a potential hazard to personnel.
The Radiological Protection Program is designed to control the use, storage, and handling of radioactive material and ionizing radiation producing devices in order to minimize exposure of personnel (See Section 9 for non-ionizing radiation). Electromagnetic or special radiation capable of producing ions, directly or indirectly in its passage through matter. (i.g. Alpha, Beta, Gamma). 2 BCT Radiation Protection Officer is responsible for the Radiation Protection Program (RPP).
FORSCOM Regulation 385-1
DA Pam 40–18
DA Pam 385-24
DA Pam 385–30
TB Med 524
AEHA: Army Environmental Hygiene Agency
ALARA: As Low As Reasonably Achievable
BDERPO: Brigade Radiation Protection Officer
BNRPO: Battalion Radiation Protection Officer
CIP: Command Inspection Program
IAW: In Accordance With
IRCC: Ionizing Radiation Control Committee
IRPO: Installation Radiation Protection Officer
LRSO: Laser Range Safety Officer
MARKS: Modern Army Record...