Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022
A fixed CT scanner room shall be a permanent part of the building or equipment.
Portable shields shall not be used for permanent installations.
(2) The CT scanner shall be situated in a
protected area and is subject to design approval by a qualified expert.
National Council on Radiation Protection and measurements (NCRP) Report #147
shall be used as guidance for determining adequate shielding.
(3) The control panel for a fixed CT scanner
shall be in a protected area.
Movable barriers with electrical interlocks shall not be approved in lieu of
compliance with section (3) of this rule.
(5) The operator of a fixed CT scanner shall
be able to see and communicate with the patient from the protective area at the
control panel. When an observation window is provided, it shall have a lead
equivalence at least equal to that required of the control barrier in which it
(6) Mobile or
portable CT scanners used routinely in one location shall be considered a fixed
installation and shall comply with the requirements of sections (1) through (5)
of this rule.
(7) CT scanners
mounted in a vehicle or trailer must meet requirements of sections (1) through
(5) of this rule.
Or. Admin. R.
HD 1-1991, f. & cert.
ef. 1-8-91; PH 24-2014, f. & cert. ef.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 453.605 - 453.807
Stats. Implemented: ORS