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Updated IRRSP Requirements

Effective 1 February 2020

IRRSP Initial Certification

  • Training requirement - You must submit documentation for at least 40 hours of instruction in the radiation safety topics described in 10 CFR 34.43 (g) for RAM or RAM/X-ray. You must submit documentation for at least 40 hours of instruction in the radiation safety topics described in the Suggested State Regulations for Control of Radiation (SSRCR) Part E, E.17(g) for X-ray only. Such training can be classroom instructor led, computer based or blended, provided by an institute recognized by ASNT.

IRRSP Renewal Certification

  • Training requirement – ASNT will no longer require submittal of documentation for annual refresher training. Annual refresher radiation safety training shall be the responsibility of the employer.
  • Individuals requesting recertification must sit for and pass the written exam required by Section 3.1.1 of the IRRSP program document. Applications for recertification received prior to expiration may omit the requirement of the practical examination.
  • Applications for recertification received after the expiration of an ASNT IRRSP Certification must be in accordance with sections 2.0 and 3.0 of the IRRSP program document.
  • Those applications received from previous certificate holders are not required to resubmit proof of initial radiation safety training.