X-ray Devices

X-ray Producing Machines

The purpose of the X-ray Producing Machine safety program is to assure the safe use and output of all radiation-producing machines and to limit personnel exposure to as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA).  Requests to use radiation-producing equipment are separated into the following categories:

Separate machine use applications are required for each machine, see Section IX (Forms) of the Radiation Safety Manual for a sample application. The Principal Investigator must consult with the campus or medical center Radiation Safety Officer prior to completing any application for the use of a radiation-producing machine. There may be requirements for additional shielding or state certification.