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PDFWAC 246-224-0010

Definitions, abbreviations, and acronyms.

The definitions, abbreviations, and acronyms in this section and in WAC 246-220-010 apply throughout this chapter unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.
(1) "Agent" means a person, company, or dealer that sells, leases, transfers, lends, disposes of, assembles, repairs, replaces, or installs radiation machines or components in Washington state.
(2) "Application" means, for the purpose of this chapter, the business license application or business license renewal application and appropriate addenda used by the BLS of the department of revenue.
(3) "BLS" means the department of revenue's business licensing service.
(4) "Department" means the department of health.
(5) "FDA" means the United States Food and Drug Administration.
(6) "Radiation" means, for the purposes of this chapter, ionizing radiation, including X-ray, electron beam, and other machine produced particulate radiation.
(7) "Radiation machine facility" means each separate building, structure, and operation or buildings, structures, and operations designated by one physical address that connect through a walkway or share a common wall, where there is at least one radiation machine installed, manufactured, tested, or used. A vehicle that has one or more radiation machines installed, manufactured, tested, or used is considered a radiation machine facility.
(8) "Registrant" means the owner or controller of the radiation machine who is responsible for the safe operation of the radiation machine.
(9) "Storage" means the status of a radiation machine that is approved by the department as being unable to produce radiation without substantial effort at set-up, reassembly, or reinstallation. A radiation machine is considered in storage if a registrant locks out or disables the radiation machine.
(10) "X-ray system" means an assemblage of components for the controlled production of X-rays. It includes minimally an X-ray high-voltage generator, an X-ray control, a tube housing assembly, a beam-limiting device, and the necessary supporting structures. Additional components which function with the X-ray system are considered integral parts of the system.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20B.020, 43.70.110, 43.70.250, and 70.98.080. WSR 19-05-074, § 246-224-0010, filed 2/19/19, effective 3/22/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050, 70.98.080 and chapter 19.02 RCW. WSR 13-17-040, § 246-224-0010, filed 8/13/13, effective 9/13/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 19.02.050, 43.20B.020, 43.70.110, 70.98.050, and 70.98.080. WSR 08-09-079, § 246-224-0010, filed 4/16/08, effective 5/17/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050 and [70.98.]080. WSR 02-14-050, § 246-224-0010, filed 6/27/02, effective 7/28/02.]
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