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4732.0545 UTILIZATION LOG.

A.

Excluding dental facilities, facilities performing radiographic or fluoroscopic procedures must maintain a utilization log containing:

(1)

patient identification;

(2)

the type of procedures;

(3)

the dates the procedures were performed;

(4)

the name of the individual performing the x-ray procedure;

(5)

the number of exposures and retakes involved;

(6)

the name of the human holder when the patient or film must be provided with human auxiliary support;

(7)

utilization logs for fluoroscopic equipment without a dose-area-product monitor must include the patient's exposure received per fluoroscopic procedure in excess of five minutes; and

(8)

utilization logs for fluoroscopic equipment with a dose-area-product monitor must include the patient's exposure received per fluoroscopic procedure in excess of five minutes.

B.

Facilities performing industrial radiography must maintain a utilization log containing:

(1)

a serial number or other unique identification of the equipment;

(2)

the identity of the operator assigned to the equipment;

(3)

the locations and dates where the equipment was used;

(4)

the technique factors specifying the voltage, current, exposure time for each radiographic exposure, and number of exposures; and

(5)

for permanent radiographic installations, the dates each radiation machine is energized.

C.

Facilities using radiation-producing equipment for gauging must maintain a utilization log containing:

(1)

a serial number or other unique identification of the equipment;

(2)

the identity of the operator assigned to the equipment; and

(3)

the beginning and ending time of use.

D.

Industrial cabinet, baggage units, and ion implanters are exempt from the requirements of this part.

E.

The registrant must maintain these records according to part 4732.0330.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 144.12

History:

32 SR 777

Published Electronically:

December 10, 2007

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