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Responsible User
A "responsible user" is an individual authorized by the Radiation Safety  committee to acquire (via the TSO) and use specific radiation sources and to supervise such use by others. Responsible users are typically the faculty in charge of the research project.

Radiation Users
A "radiation user" is any individual whose official duties or authorized activities include handling, operating, or working in the presence of, any type of radiation source, (sealed, unsealed, machine), whether or not such use is confined to a restricted area.

"Badged personnel" are individuals who may receive more than one tenth (10%) of the occupational radiation dose limit in any calendar quarter.  This category includes those personnel who rarely receive more than 100 mrem in a quarter, but who work with radiation sources or radiation producing devices that could produce such a dose under certain conditions.  The radiation exposures received by these individuals are individually monitored.

"Potentially exposed" personnel are individuals who have a need to enter restricted areas as part of their job description or have a potential of exposure to a radiation source or radiation producing device but do not normally work in the presence of a radiation field.  This category includes custodial, receiving and security personnel.

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