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

12VAC5-481-140. Prohibited uses.

A. A hand-held fluoroscopic screen shall not be used with X-ray equipment unless it has been listed in the Registry of Sealed Source and Devices or accepted for certification by the Food and Drug Administration, Center for Devices and Radiological Health.

B. Shoe-fitting fluoroscopic devices shall not be used.

C. No person shall intentionally apply or allow to be applied, either directly or indirectly, radiation to human beings except by, or under the supervision of, a practitioner of the healing arts licensed by this state, except in the case of healing arts screening programs approved in advance by the commissioner. Supervision, as used in this subsection, means the responsibility for and control of quality, radiation safety and technical aspects of the application of radiation to human beings for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. This prohibition does not apply to persons who are occupationally exposed to radiation or as otherwise provided in these regulations.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-229 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 25, eff. September 20, 2006.

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