N.J. Admin. Code § 7:28-21.2 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

"Analytical x-ray equipment" means any device or combination of devices used to determine the microscopic structure or composition of material utilizing x-rays, including but not limited to x-ray diffraction, x-ray spectroscopy, x-ray fluorescence, or fluorescence x-ray spectroscopy equipment.

"Enclosed beam x-ray system" means analytical x-ray equipment in which all possible x-ray paths are fully enclosed according to the requirements of 7:28-21.5, so that any part of the body cannot enter the enclosure.

"Fail-safe characteristics" means that all failures of warning and safety systems that can reasonably be anticipated will cause the equipment to fail in a mode such that personnel are safe from exposure to radiation.

"Open beam x-ray system" means analytical x-ray equipment other than enclosed beam x-ray system.

"Safety interlock" means a device or system of devices intended to prevent either the generation of x-rays or the emergence of the primary beam from the tube housing.

"X-ray accessory apparatus" means any portion of an analytical x-ray installation which is external to the x-ray tube housing and into which an x-ray beam is directed for making x-ray measurements or for other uses.


N.J. Admin. Code § 7:28-21.2

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