EPA Records Schedule 499
Status: Final, 08/31/2008
Title: Employee Occupational Exposure to Ionizing Radiation
Applicability: Radiation and Indoor Environments National Laboratory (RIENL)
Function: 316-258-03 - Human Health Research
NARA Disposal Authority:
This schedule authorizes the disposition of the record copy in any media (media neutral), excluding any records already in electronic form. Records designated for permanent retention must be transferred to the National Archives in accordance with NARA standards at the time of transfer.
Consists of documentation of EPA employee occupational exposure to ionizing radiation while using radioactive materials or radiation producing devices in research. Includes quarterly employee exposure reports, lists of approved radioactive isotope users, Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) correspondence, policies regarding handling of radiation, questionnaires, requisitions for radioactive materials and inventories of radioactive materials.
Item a: Record copy
Close inactive records at expiration or termination of license.
Destroy 75 years after file closure.
RIENL is the license holder (1999-2012). Previous license holder was the National Exposure Research Laboratory (NERL) in the Office of Research and Development (ORD).
Occupational injury and illness files for the Safety program are scheduled as EPA 583.
Records containing personal information must be shredded or otherwise definitively destroyed to protect confidentiality.
Specific legal citations include:
- 10 CFR Part 2106
Reasons for Disposition:
The disposition instructions have been rewritten as media neutral to allow for maintaining the record copy in EPA's electronic recordkeeping system. The retention has not changed.
Item b for electronic copies created with word processing and electronic mail applications deleted 08/22/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.
Office of Air and Radiation, Radiation and Indoor Environments National Laboratory
- Contact: Chris Fontana
- Telephone: 702-784-8272
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
EPA Approval: 08/27/2007
NARA Approval: 06/22/2008