Oregon Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Rule Rule 333-105-0550
Radiation Safety Requirements: Supervision of Radiographer’s Assistants

The radiographer’s assistant must be under the direct visual supervision of a radiographer when using radiographic exposure devices, associated equipment or sources of radiation, or when conducting radiation surveys required by 333-105-0570 (Radiation Safety Requirements: Radiation Surveys)(2) to determine that the sealed source has returned to the shielded position or the radiation machine is off after an exposure. The personal supervision must include:


The radiographer’s physical presence at the site where the sources of radiation are being used;


The availability of the radiographer to give immediate assistance if required; and


The radiographer’s direct observation of the assistant’s performance of the operations referred to in this section.

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