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  • Created on: 04-10-15 15:02

The legal person is responisble for organsing a 3 yearly assessment of radiation safety in the workplace.

The legal person must draw up a set of local rules, which have to be displayed at each X- ray machine so they can be reffered to by all staff. Local rules must contain the following.

The name of the designated RPS AND RPA

The identification of each controlled area to all staff and patients, to limit unauthorised entry during exposure. This is usually an area of 1.5 meters from the machine head and the patient and directly in the primary beam of the radiation during exposure. 

The designation if a 2 meter safety zone from the machine head will ensure that only the patient…


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