OCCUPATIONAL IONIZING RADIATION PROTECTION PROGRAM
|Publication Date:||9 April 2021|
In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5124.02 and the April 10, 2019 Deputy Secretary of Defense Memorandum, and the guidance in DoD Instruction (DoDI) 6055.01, this issuance:
• Implements the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ionizing radiation standards pursuant to Section 1910.1096 of Title 29, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), and in accordance with Executive Order 12196; Chapter 15 of Title 29, United States Code, also known as the "Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, as amended;" and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Radiation Protection Guidance to Federal Agencies for Occupational Exposure.
• Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and updates requirements for the Occupational Ionizing Radiation Protection Program for the DoD in DoD workplaces, including military operations and deployments.
• Establishes the DoD Ionizing Radiation Working Group (DoD IRWG) to provide technical guidance and recommend policy on ionizing radiation safety and occupational health matters within the DoD in accordance with DoDI 6055.01.