b. Testers to be shipped or moved around, shall
f. Name of the surveyor.
g. Date of the survey.
h. A statement attesting to the fact the
documents specified in Para 4-19a have been posted.
4-21. AIR DROP. The tester is not authorized for air
i. Any corrective actions required and
4-22. AIR TRANSPORTATION
4-24. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR SCHEDULED
a. The tester is not authorized for shipment on
commercial passenger aircraft. Commercial air
transportation is governed by DOT regulations.
a. Check the security of radiation sources and
b. The tester is approved for air transport by
helicopter, fixed-wing Army aircraft, Air Force aircraft,
b. Ensure that the area is posted in accordance
and commercial nonpassenger-carrying aircraft when
with AR 385-30, Title 10 CFR Part 20 and Para 419a.
shipped in accordance with TM 38250, AR 385-11, and
c. Ensure that personnel comply with the
applicable DOT and NRC regulations.
radiation safety procedures.
d. Ensure that personnel comply with the SOP
for safe handling of the tester and tester security.
SURVEYS AND TESTS
e. When a tester storage area is relocated or
4-23. RADIATION SURVEYS. Radiation surveys shall be
renovated, perform a new survey in accordance with
conducted at least quarterly. Records of surveys shall be
Commander, TACOM, ATTN: AMSTA-CZ.
of the initial survey, while the tester is in the storage
area, shall be provided to Commander, TACOM, ATTN:
RADIATION LEAK (WIPE) TEST
AMSTACZ. A closeout radiation survey shall be made
a. In compliance with AR 385-11, every tester
and documented for the tester storage location when the
shall be tested for radiation leakage at intervals not to
storage of the tester is terminated at that location. A copy
exceed six months. The absence of a certificate of
of this survey shall be provided to the TACOM Safety
transfer, which would have indicated that a leak test had
Office, AMSTA-CZ. The surveys shall contain, as a
been made within six months prior to transferring a
minimum, the following information:
tester, mandates that the tester shall not be used until it
a. A sketch of the storage area showing tester
has been tested. The leak test requirement applies to all
location and adjacent offices and buildings.
testers, both in use and in storage. See Para 4-26 for
b. Recorded radiation levels and location of the
leak test procedures.
b. Tester users in the U. S.,Puerto Rico,Panama
c. Distance from the tester to the survey location.
and Korea shall receive leak test kits every six months,
d. Location of radiation caution signs.
January and June. Units in these areas not receiving the
e. Identification of the instrument used to make
kits during this timeframe shall notify Commander,
the survey, and the date on which the instrument was
TACOM, ATTN: AMSTA-CZ.
c. Leak test results shall be maintained by the