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4732.1063 WARNING DEVICES FOR INDUSTRIAL RADIOGRAPHY FACILITIES.

Subpart 1.

Open-beam configurations.

Open-beam configurations must have a readily discernible indication of:

A.

x-ray tube "on-off" status located near the radiation-producing equipment housing, if the primary beam is controlled in an "on-off" manner; or

B.

shutter "open-closed" status located near each port on the radiation-producing equipment housing, if the primary beam is controlled in "open-closed" manner.

Subp. 2.

Warning light.

An easily visible warning light labeled with the words "X-RAY ON" or other visible warning indicator that clearly shows the equipment is producing ionizing radiation, must be located near a switch that energizes an x-ray tube and illuminated only when the tube is energized.

Subp. 3.

Warning device labeling.

Warning devices must be labeled so that their purpose is easily identified.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 144.12

History:

32 SR 777

Published Electronically:

December 10, 2007