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25 Pa. Code § 221.76. Operating procedures.

§ 221.76. Operating procedures.

 (a)  Therapeutic X-ray systems shall be secured to prevent unauthorized use whenever the system is unattended.

 (b)  If a patient is held in position for radiation therapy, mechanical supporting or restraining devices shall be used.

 (c)  The tube housing assembly may not be held by an individual during exposures.

 (d)  No individual other than the patient may be in the treatment room during irradiation unless protected by a shielded booth.

 (e)  Interlocks, on-off beam control mechanisms and safety and warning devices shall be checked and appropriately serviced at least once in a calendar year.


   The provisions of this §  221.76 issued under section 302 of the Radiation Protection Act (35 P.S. §  7110.302); and section 1920-A of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. §  510-20).


   The provisions of this §  221.76 adopted December 18, 1987, effective December 19, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 5235.

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  216.1 (relating to purpose and scope); and 25 Pa. Code §  216.3 (relating to exemptions).

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