§ 221.203. Facility design requirements.

 (a)  Oral communication. Provision shall be made for oral communication between the patient and the operator at the control panel.

 (b)  Viewing systems.

   (1)  A means shall be provided to permit continuous observation of the patient during irradiation and shall be located so that the operator can observe the patient from the control panel.

   (2)  If the primary viewing system is by electronic means, an alternate viewing system, which may be electronic, shall be available for use in the event of failure of the primary viewing system.


   The provisions of this §  221.203 issued under sections 301 and 302 of the Radiation Protection Act (35 P. S. § §  7110.301 and 7110.302); and section 1920-A of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  510-20).


   The provisions of this §  221.203 adopted October 2, 1998, effective October 3, 1998, 28 Pa.B. 4894.

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  221.61 (relating to radiation therapy simulation systems); 25 Pa. Code §  221.65 (relating to X-ray attenuation systems); 25 Pa. Code §  221.201 (relating to definitions); and 25 Pa. Code §  223.31 (relating to registrant responsibilities).

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