X-Ray Machine Safety Factsheet Mobile App
Considering the amount of radiation that comes from using x-ray equipment, those who run or work at a x-ray facility must follow proper x-ray machine safety and radiation safety standards and procedures.
How does it work?
In Texas, the operating and safety procedures for x-ray equipment is outlined in the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Radiation Control Act of 1961. This X-Ray Machine Safety Factsheet app outlines the procedures found in the Act to make it easier to see these points in a list format.
As an employer, you must develop and implement radiation protection procedures to monitor employee radiation exposure that are specific for your x-ray facility. The potential health effects of radiation exposure that comes from x-ray equipment include erythema, dermatitis, skin cancer, and bone marrow suppression.