Dear Ms. Hargreaves:
We reviewed your document, which was submitted on May 6, 2011 and titled “X-ray Safety for Operators of Baggage Inspection X-ray Systems”, against our guidance criteria established for the radiation safety training of operators using baggage x-ray systems in federal facilities or agencies subject to the Canada Labour Code Part II. The document appears to incorporate the established criteria; thus, it may be used for the purpose intended in Section 3.1.2 of Safety Code 29 (i.e., radiation safety training of operators of baggage x-ray systems).
I have added your organization to our list of agencies that can provide such training to federally regulated facilities. The file on this matter is now closed.
Consumer and Clinical Radiation Protection Bureau
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