§ 221.37a. Activation of fluoroscopic tube.
X-ray production in the fluoroscopic mode shall be controlled by a device which requires continuous pressure by the fluoroscopist for the entire time of the exposure (dead-man switch). When recording serial fluoroscopic images, the fluoroscopist shall be able to terminate X-ray exposures at any time, but means may be provided to permit completion of any single exposure of the series in process.
The provisions of this § 221.37a 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 § 221.37a adopted October 2, 1998, effective October 3, 1998, 28 Pa.B. 4894.
This section cited in 25 Pa. Code § 221.35a (relating to fluoroscopic X-ray systems); 25 Pa. Code § 221.43a (relating to mobile fluoroscopes); and 25 Pa. Code § 221.61 (relating to radiation therapy simulation systems).
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