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25 Pa. Code § 225.AppendixA. Subjects to be Covered During the Instruction of Radiographers.

Subjects to be Covered During the Instruction of Radiographers

 I. Fundamentals of Radiation Safety
   A. Characteristics of radiation
   B. Units of radiation dose and quantity of radioactivity
   C. Significance of radiation dose
      1. Radiation protection standards
      2. Biological effects of radiation dose
   D. Levels of radiation from radiation sources
   E. Methods of controlling radiation dose
      1. Working time
      2. Working distances
      3. Shielding
  II. Radiation Detection Instrumentation to be Used
    A. Use of radiation survey instruments
      1. Operation
      2. Calibration
      3. Limitations
    B. Survey techniques
    C. Use of personnel monitoring equipment
      1. Film badges
      2. Thermoluminescent dosimeters
      3. Pocket dosimeters
 III. Radiographic Equipment to be Used
    A. Remote handling equipment
    B. Radiographic exposures devices and sealed sources
    C. Storage containers
    D. Operation and control of X-ray equipment
 IV.  The Requirements of Pertinent Federal and State Regulations
 V.  The Licensee’s or Registrant’s Written Operating and Emergency Procedures
 VI. Inspection and Maintenance Performed by the Radiographers
 VII. Case Histories of Radiography Incidents


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

Cross References

   This appendix cited in 25 Pa. Code §  225.73 (relating to training of personnel); and 25 Pa. Code §  225.74 (relating to training and testing).

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