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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 481. Virginia Radiation Protection Regulations
7/5/2020

12VAC5-481-1190. Exemptions.

A. Uses of certified and certifiable cabinet X-ray systems are exempt from the requirements of this part except for 12VAC5-481-1200 and the following:

1. For certified and certifiable cabinet X-ray systems, including those designed to allow admittance of individuals:

a. No registrant shall permit any individual to operate a cabinet X-ray system until the individual has received a copy of and instruction in the operating procedures for the unit. Records that demonstrate compliance with this subdivision shall be maintained for agency inspection until disposal is authorized by the agency.

b. Tests for proper operation of interlocks must be conducted and recorded at intervals not to exceed six months. Records of these tests shall be maintained for agency inspection until disposal is authorized by the agency.

c. The registrant shall perform an evaluation of the radiation dose limits to determine compliance with 12VAC5-481-720 and 21 CFR 1020.40, Cabinet X-ray Systems, at intervals not to exceed one year. Records of these evaluations shall be maintained for agency inspection for two years after the evaluation.

2. Certified cabinet X-ray systems shall be maintained in compliance with 21 CFR 1020.40, Cabinet X-ray Systems, and no modification shall be made to the system unless prior agency approval has been granted.

B. Industrial uses of hand-held light intensified imaging devices are exempt from the requirements of exceed 0.2 mSv (2 mrem) per hour. Devices that exceed this limit shall meet the applicable requirements of this part and the licensing or registration requirements of Part II (12VAC5-481-260 et seq.) or Part III (12VAC5-481-380 et seq.) of this chapter, as applicable.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-229 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 22, Issue 25, eff. September 20, 2006; amended, Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 18, eff. June 12, 2008.

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