Or. Admin. R. 333-101-0020 - Application for License of Sales, Services, Consultation, and Servicing For Radiation Machines

(1) Each person who is engaged in the business of selling, leasing, transferring, lending, installing, servicing, inspecting, repairing, inspecting, calibrating, consulting, or offering to install radiation machines or tanning beds, or is engaged in the business of furnishing or offering to furnish radiation machines, X-ray automatic film processor, X-ray processing chemicals, radioactive material (unless such activities are authorized under a specific license), or tanning servicing or services in this state, must apply for license of such services with the Authority within 30 days following the effective date of this rule or thereafter prior to furnishing or offering to furnish any such services.
(2) Application for a license must be completed on forms furnished by the Authority and must contain the following information or such other information as may be required:
(a) Name, address and telephone number of the following:
(A) The individual or the company to be licensed; and
(B) The owner(s) of the company.
(b) The services that shall be provided;
(c) The area of the state and other states to be covered;
(d) A list of the individuals qualified to provide these services; and
(e) The date of application and signature of the individual responsible for the company, beneath a statement of the items specified in OAR 333-101-0020(3).
(3) Each person applying for license under this division must specify:
(a) That they have read and understand the requirements of these rules;
(b) The services for which they are applying for license;
(c) The training and experience that qualify them or their technical staff to discharge the services for which they are applying for license;
(A) Training for radiation machine vendors must include, but must not be limited to, a minimum of one day of training in radiation use and safety.
(B) The training specified in OAR 333-101-0020(3)(c)(A) must be taught by an Authority approved instructor. Approval shall be based upon the following criteria;
(i) Current Radiologic Technologist license with the Oregon Board of Radiologic Technology and a minimum of two years of work experience in Radiologic Technology; and
(ii) Experience in the use of radiation measurement instruments; or
(iii) "Qualified Expert" as defined in OAR 333-100-0005; or
(iv) "Health Physics Consultant" as defined in OAR 333-101-0003.
(C) Subjects to be covered must include but not be limited to:
(i) Nature of X-rays;
(ii) Radiation units;
(iii) Biological effects of X-ray radiation;
(iv) Principals of radiation protection;
(v) Radiation survey instruments;
(vi) Personnel monitoring equipment; and
(vii) Applicable federal and state radiation regulations.
(d) The type of measurement instruments to be used, frequency of calibration, source of calibration; and
(e) The type of personnel dosimeters supplied, frequency of reading and replacement or exchange schedule.
(4) All radiation machine vendors who install or repair radiation machines must have measurement instruments that assure compliance with all X-ray machine, or tanning bed installation requirements according to all applicable federal standards, as well as instruments to properly check items such as collimation, HVL, kVp, mA, time, and radiation output, or assure these tests are made by a qualified expert as needed, and that the information is included in the installation report.
(5) For the purpose of OAR 333-101-0020, services may include but must not be limited to:
(a) Sales or leasing of radiation machines, installation and servicing of radiation machines and associated radiation machine components;
(b) Calibration of radiation machines;
(c) Calibration and use of radiation measurement instruments or devices;
(d) Radiation protection or health physics consultations or surveys;
(e) Personnel dosimetry services (not otherwise licensed under these rules);
(f) Installation and servicing of automatic X-ray film processors; and
(g) Providing X-ray film processing chemicals.
(6) No individual shall perform services that are not specifically stated for that individual on the notice of licensure (certificate of validation or acknowledgment of validation) issued by the Authority.
(7) The appropriate fee listed in OAR 333-103-0055 must be paid. Registration fees received by the Authority shall be refundable if the application is withdrawn within 10 calendar days from the date the application was submitted Upon written request and approval by the Authority, fees for new licenses will be prorated quarterly basis for the calendar year.

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Or. Admin. R. 333-101-0020
HD 4-1985, f. & ef. 3-20-85; HD 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 1-8-91; HD 15-1994, f. & cert. ef. 5-6-94; HD 1-1995, f. & cert. ef. 4-26-95; PH 5-2005, f. & cert. ef. 4-11-05; PH 12-2006, f. & cert. ef. 6-16-06; PH 24-2014, f. & cert. ef. 8-15-14; PH 81-2021, amend filed 11/19/2021, effective 11/23/2021; PH 92-2021, amend filed 12/29/2021, effective 1/1/2022

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 453.605 - 453.807

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 453.605 - 453.807

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