Rule Rule 333-106-0105
General Requirements: Information and Maintenance Record and Associated Information

(1) The registrant shall maintain the following information for each X-ray and automatic film processing system for inspection by the Authority:
(a) Model, serial numbers and manufacturer’s user manuals for all X-ray systems and automatic film processors;
(b) Tube rating charts and cooling curves;
(c) Records of surveys, calibrations maintenance, and modification performed on the X-ray system(s) with names of persons who perform such services;
(d) A scale drawing of the room in which a stationary X-ray system is located with such drawing indicating the current use of areas adjacent to the room and an estimate of the extent of occupancy by individuals in such areas.  In addition, the drawing shall include:
(A) The result of a survey for radiation levels present at the operator’s position and at pertinent points outside the room at specified test conditions; or
(B) The type and thickness of materials, or lead equivalency, of each protective barrier.
(e) A copy of all correspondence with this Authority regarding that X-ray system;
(f) Provisions in section (1) of this rule shall pertain to X-ray systems placed in service after the effective date of these rules.
(2) X-ray Log. Each facility shall maintain an X-ray log containing the patient’s name, the type of examinations, and the dates the examinations were performed and the name of the X-ray operator. The X-ray log must have a cover page containing the printed names of all X-ray operators and a sample of their signed initials. The following facilities are exempt from these requirements:
(a) Dental facilities that maintain patient records showing the type and date of the examination and the operator’s name;
(b) Industrial facilities doing industrial X-ray only;
(c) Veterinary facilities;
(d) Hospitals or clinics who employ only fully licensed X-ray operators;
(e) Doctors’ offices or clinics with only 1 X-ray operator, or 1 X-ray exam;
(f) Academic, when not X-raying humans.
(3) Intraoral radiography is exempt from the requirements set forth in paragraphs (1)(d)(A) and (B) of this rule.
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