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25 Pa. Code § 225.82. Operating requirements.

§ 225.82. Operating requirements.

 (a)  When field radiographic operations are performed, a minimum of two radiographic personnel shall be present to operate the X-ray device. At least one of the radiographic personnel shall be qualified as a radiographer. The other individual may be either a radiographer or a radiographer’s assistant.

 (b)  Other than a radiographer, or a radiographer’s assistant who is under the personal supervision of a radiographer, an individual may not manipulate the controls or operate the equipment used in industrial radiographic operations.

 (c)  At each job site, the following shall be supplied by the registrant or licensee:

   (1)  The appropriate barrier ropes and warning signs.

   (2)  At least one operable, calibrated radiation survey instrument.

   (3)  For each worker requiring monitoring, an individual personnel dosimeter that is processed and evaluated by an NVLAP processor.

   (4)  An operable, calibrated direct reading dosimeter with a range of zero to 200 milliroentgen (51.6 µC/kg) for each worker requiring monitoring.

 (d)  An industrial radiographic operation may not be performed if any of the items in subsection (c) is not available at the job site or is inoperable.


   The provisions of this §  225.82 amended July 16, 2004, effective July 17, 2004, 34 Pa.B. 3823; amended August 11, 2023, effective 90 days after publication, 53 Pa.B. 4977. Immediately preceeding text appears at serial page (304545).

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