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PDFWAC 246-243-230

Appendix A—Minimum subjects to be covered in training radiographers.

(1) Fundamentals of radiation safety
(a) Characteristics of ionizing radiation
(b) Units of radiation dose and quantity of radioactivity
(c) Hazards of exposure to radiation
(i) Radiation protection standards
(ii) Biological effects of radiation dose
(d) Levels of radiation from sources of radiation
(e) Methods of controlling radiation dose
(i) Working time
(ii) Working distances
(iii) Shielding
(2) Radiation detection instrumentation to be used
(a) Use of radiation survey instruments
(i) Operation
(ii) Calibration
(iii) Limitations
(b) Survey techniques
(c) Use of personnel monitoring equipment
(i) Film badges
(ii) Pocket dosimeters
(iii) Thermoluminescent dosimeters
(iv) Alarming rate meters
(3) Radiographic equipment to be used
(a) Operation and control of remote handling equipment, radiographic exposure equipment, and storage containers, including pictures or models of source assemblies (pigtails)
(b) Inspection and maintenance of equipment
(c) Storage, control, and disposal of licensed material
(4) The requirements of pertinent federal and state regulations
(5) The licensee's written operating and emergency procedures
(6) Case histories of radiography accidents.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050. WSR 00-08-013, § 246-243-230, filed 3/24/00, effective 4/24/00; WSR 94-01-073, § 246-243-230, filed 12/9/93, effective 1/9/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-243-230, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050. WSR 81-01-011 (Order 1570), § 402-36-160, filed 12/8/80; Order 1084, § 402-36-160, filed 1/14/76; Order 1, § 402-36-160, filed 1/8/69; Rules (part), filed 10/26/66.]
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