DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH STANDARDS
(By authority conferred on the director of the department of labor and economic
growth by sections 14 and 24 of 1974 PA 154 and Executive Reorganization
Orders Nos. 1996-1 and 1996-2, and 2003-1, MCL 408.1014, 408.1024, 330.3101,
445.2001, and 445.2011)
PART 681. RADIATION IN CONSTRUCTION: IONIZING AND
R 325.68101 Ionizing radiation.
Rule 1. (1) In construction and related activities involving the use of sources of
ionizing radiation, the pertinent provisions of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Standards for Protection Against Radiation (10 CFR Part 20), relating to protection
against occupational radiation exposure, shall apply.
(2) Any activity which involves the use of radioactive materials or X-rays,
whether or not under license from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, shall be
performed by competent persons specially trained in the proper and safe operation of
such equipment. In the case of materials used under Commission license, only persons
actually licensed, or competent persons under direction and supervision of the licensee,
shall perform such work.
(3) This rule replaces O.H. rule 6265.
History: 2005 AACS.
R 325.68102 Nonionizing radiation; laser equipment.
Rule 2. (1) Only qualified and trained employees shall be assigned to install,
adjust, and operate laser equipment.
(2) Proof of qualification of the laser equipment operator shall be available
and in possession of the operator at all times.
(3) Employees, when working in areas in which a potential exposure to direct or
reflected laser light greater than 0.005 watts (5 milliwatts) exists, shall be provided
with the following antilaser eye protection devices:
(a) Employees whose occupation or assignment requires exposure to laser
beams shall be furnished suitable laser safety goggles which will protect for the
specific wavelength of the laser and be of optical density (O.D.) adequate for the
energy involved. Table E-3 lists the maximum power or energy density for which
adequate protection is afforded by glasses of optical densities from 5 to 8.
SELECTING LASER SAFETY GLASS