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A safety interlock shall not be used to turn off the Accelerator and/or beam, except in an emergency, or when testing the safety interlock. Routine shutdown shall be done following normal operating procedures and normal controls.
No Operator will intentionally bypass a safety interlock.
Discovery of a failed safety interlock or warning device will suspend all operations until that failure can be repaired.
If, for any reason, the TALC finds it necessary to intentionally bypass a safety interlock this action shall be:
Authorized by the OU Radiation Safety Officer
Recorded in the Electronic Logbook and emailed to all recipients
Posted as a written notice at the Accelerator Control Console, and
Terminated as soon as possible.