902 KAR 100:005.
RELATES TO: KRS
AUTHORITY: KRS 194.050, 211.090, 211.844
FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: The Cabinet for Human Resources is authorized by KRS
211.844 to provide by regulation for the registration and licensing of the
possession or use of sources of ionizing or electronic product radiation and to
regulate the handling and disposal of radioactive waste. This administrative
regulation specifies the general applicability of the Cabinet for Human
Resources' radiation administrative regulations.
General Applicability of State Radiation Administrative Regulations. The
Cabinet for Human Resources' radiation administrative regulations shall apply
to the possession and use of sources of ionizing and electronic product
radiation in Kentucky and to the handling and disposal of radioactive waste in
Kentucky except if exclusive jurisdiction has been retained by the United
States Nuclear Regulatory Commission as authorized by applicable federal laws
and regulations. The cabinet's radiation administrative regulations shall not
be interpreted as limiting the exposure of patients to radiation by licensed
state practitioners of the healing arts who are authorized by virtue of their
license to use sources of radiation, or by qualified individuals acting under
their direction. The classification and certification of operators of sources
of radiation as provided by KRS 211.870, 211.890, and 211.993 are not included
within the scope of these administrative regulations. (1 Ky.R. 380; eff.
2-5-75; Am. 2 Ky.R. 477; eff. 4-14-76; 12 Ky.R. 978; eff. 1-3-86; 18 Ky.R.
1473; eff. 1-10-92.)