Subpart N-Accidents and Emergencies
§ 835.1301 General provisions.
(a) A general employee whose occupational exposure has exceeded
any of the limits specified in §§ 835.202 or 835.205 may be
permitted to return to work in radiological areas during the
current year providing that all of the following conditions
(1) Approval is first obtained from the contractor management
and the Head of the responsible DOE field organization;
(2) The individual receives counseling from radiological protection
and medical personnel regarding the consequences of receiving
additional occupational exposure during the year; and
(3) The affected employee agrees to return to radiological
(b) All exposures exceeding the limits specified in §§ 835.202
or 835.205 shall be recorded in the affected individual's occupational
exposure file and reported to the DOE in accordance with Departmental
requirements for occurrence reporting and processing.
(c) When the conditions under which the emergency or accident
exposures were received have been eliminated, operating management
shall notify the Head of the responsible DOE field organization.
(d) Operations after an emergency or accidental exposure in
excess of the limits specified in §§ 835.202 or 835.205 may
be resumed only with the approval of the DOE.
(e) Occurrence reports to DOE regarding emergencies and/or
accidents shall be prepared and submitted in accordance with
Departmental requirements for occurrence reporting and processing.
§ 835.1302 Emergency exposure situations.