TITLE 32: ENERGY
CHAPTER II: ILLINOIS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
SUBCHAPTER b: RADIATION PROTECTION
PART 315 STANDARDS FOR PROTECTION AGAINST LASER RADIATION
SECTION 315.120 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR OPTICAL FIBER COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS
Section 315.120 Additional Requirements for Optical Fiber Communications Systems
a) Laser communication systems that employ optical cables shall be considered enclosed systems with the optical cable forming part of the protective housing.
b) Disconnection of a connector resulting in access to radiation in excess of the applicable MPE shall take place only in a controlled area.
1) The use of a tool shall be required for the disconnection of a connector for service and maintenance purposes when the connector is not within a protective housing.
2) All connectors shall bear the appropriate label specified in Section 315.150 of this Part.