|303A||Title:||RADIATION (CONTROL OF RADIOACTIVE SUBSTANCES) REGULATIONS||Gazette Number:|
|Regulation:||14||Heading:||Conditions for continued employment||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
(1) No proprietor of any affected undertaking or affected industrial undertaking shall continue to employ any person for any period exceeding 14 months in any work involving the handling or transport of any unsealed radioactive substance unless such person undergoes medical examination by the panel, including blood examination, at intervals of not more than 14 months during the continuance of such employment and is after each examination certified by the Board to be fit for such employment.
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in subregulation (1), the Authority may require, by notice in writing served upon the proprietor of such undertaking, that any person employed by him in any work or process involving the handling or transport of any unsealed radioactive substance shall undergo medical examination by the panel, including blood examination, at such time or at such lesser intervals than those specified in subregulation (1) as the Authority, having regard to the circumstances of the case, may consider expedient to safeguard the health of such person; and if such person fails to submit to examination or, after examination, is certified by the Board to be unfit for such employment, such proprietor shall, forthwith upon receipt of notice in writing to that effect from the Authority, cease to employ such person on such work or process.
(3) Whenever a notice in writing is served upon any proprietor of an affected undertaking or affected industrial undertaking in pursuance of the powers conferred by subregulation (2), a copy thereof shall also be served upon the person to which the notice relates.
(4) Any proprietor of any affected undertaking or affected industrial undertaking who contravenes or fails to comply with any of the provisions of subregulation (1) or (2) shall be guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine of $15000. (L.N. 226 of 1990)