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29 CFR 1910.96
This OSHA regulation contains several exemptions for NRC and NRC agreement
29 CFR 1910.96(p)
NRC licensees and contractors operating NRC facilities are deemed
rto be in compliance by virtue of their license [29 CFR 1910.96(p)
or contract [29 CFR 1910.96(p)(2)
29 CFR 1910.96(p)(3)(i)
Deems agreement state licensees to be in compliance for Atomic Energy
Act sources. NOTE: This paragraph lists the states in which
"... such agreements currently are in effect ...." The word
"currently" apparently refers to some time in the distant past, for
it excludes Illinois which has been an agreement state since, I
believe, 1987. The "current" list of agreement states given in
this paragraph are: "... Alabama, Arkansas, California, Kansas,
Kentucky, Florida, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New York, North
Carolina, Texas, Tennessee, Oregon, Idaho, Arizzona, Colorado,
Louisiana, Nebraska, Washington, Maryland, North Dakota, South
Carolina, and Georgia."
I have contacted the Ill. Dept. of Nuclear Safety about the
omission of Ill., and they, in turn, have tried to contact
29 CFR 1910.96(p)(3)(ii)
This paragraph deems compliance for other sources of radiation
which are registered with or licensed by NRC agreement states.
This seems a little strange, for presumably, the NRC would only
have juridiction over Atomic Energy Act sources, so the states
shouldn't need to have an agreement with the NRC to regulate
sources which are outside the domain of the NRC.
According to my 7/1/93 edition of 29 CFR, This part was most recently
amendeamended on 6/30/93 at 58 FR 35309. I checked this reference, looking
for the addition of Illinois as an agreement state. But the 6/30/93
amendement was simply to change the words "Atomic Energy Commission"
to "Nuclear Regulatory Commission". OSHA is a little slow.