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25 Pa. Code § 221.37a. Activation of fluoroscopic tube.

§ 221.37a. Activation of fluoroscopic tube.

 X-ray production in the fluoroscopic mode shall be controlled by a device which requires continuous pressure by the fluoroscopist for the entire time of the exposure (dead-man switch). When recording serial fluoroscopic images, the fluoroscopist shall be able to terminate X-ray exposures at any time, but means may be provided to permit completion of any single exposure of the series in process.


   The provisions of this §  221.37a issued under sections 301 and 302 of the Radiation Protection Act (35 P. S. § §  7110.301 and 7110.302); and section 1920-A of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  510-20).


   The provisions of this §  221.37a adopted October 2, 1998, effective October 3, 1998, 28 Pa.B. 4894.

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  221.35a (relating to fluoroscopic X-ray systems); 25 Pa. Code §  221.43a (relating to mobile fluoroscopes); and 25 Pa. Code §  221.61 (relating to radiation therapy simulation systems).

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