Ill. Admin. Code tit. 32, § 360.41 - Additional Requirements for Use of Diagnostic X-Ray Systems in the Healing Arts of Medicine, Podiatry and Chiropractic

Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 15, April 8, 2022

a) Viewing System. Windows, mirrors, closed circuit television or an equivalent system shall be provided to permit the operator to continuously observe the patient during irradiation.
b) The operator shall be able to maintain aural contact with the patient.
c) Each x-ray control shall be located in such a way as to meet the following requirements:
1) Stationary x-ray systems and mobile or portable x-ray systems used as stationary x-ray systems shall be required to have the x-ray exposure switch permanently mounted behind a protective barrier.
2) For mobile and portable single event exposures and configuration, the x-ray control shall be positioned so that the operator is at least 1.83 meters (6 feet) away from the tube housing and the patient during an exposure.
3) Stationary podiatric x-ray systems are exempt from the requirements of subsection (c)(1) of this Section, provided that the x-ray control meets the requirements of subsection (c)(2) of this Section.
d) Portable or mobile x-ray equipment shall be used only for examinations where it is impractical to transfer the patient(s) to a stationary x-ray installation.

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Ill. Admin. Code tit. 32, § 360.41

Amended at 23 Ill. Reg. 14516, effective January 1, 2000

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