Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022
(1) Fluoroscopic table designs when combined
with procedures utilized shall be such that no unprotected part of any staff or
ancillary individual's body shall be exposed to unattenuated scattered
radiation which originates from under the table. The attenuation required shall
not be less than 0.25 mm lead equivalent.
Equipment configuration when combined
with procedures shall be such that no portion of any staff or ancillary
individual's body, except the extremities, shall be exposed to the unattenuated
scattered radiation emanating from above the tabletop unless that individual:
(a) Is at least 120 cm from the center of the
useful beam; or
has passed through not less than 0.25 mm lead equivalent material including,
but not limited to, drapes, Bucky-slot cover, sliding or folding panel, or
self-supporting curtains, in addition to any lead equivalency provided by the
protective apron referred to in OAR
(c) Upon application to the
Authority, providing adequate justification, exceptions to this section may be
made in some special procedures where a sterile field will not permit the use
of the normal protective barriers or where the protective barriers would
interfere with the procedures.
Or. Admin. R.
HD 4-1985, f. & ef.
3-20-85; HD 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 1-8-91; PH 12-2006, f. & cert. ef.
32-2014, f. 12-22-14, cert. ef.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 453.605 - 453.807
Stats. Implemented: ORS 453.605 -