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Rule Change for the State of Ohio

Ohio Administrative Code 3701:1-66-02 (I) (1)

(c) handlers shall utilize a radiation expert to conduct an area radiation survey of the installation prior to patient use:

    i. Upon a new installation of radiation-generating equipment, or
    ii. After any change in the radiation-generating equipment, its structural shielding, or workload which might cause a significant increase in radiation hazard

If the current radiographic unit is being replaced by the same type of unit in an existing radiographic room – no area survey will need to be conducted. If a new room is installed in a facility – an area survey will need to be conducted.



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