Radiation Safety Refresher Training Course
The ODH dose limit to members of the general public is 0.1 rem per year.
D (mRem) = DR (mRem/hr) * t (time)
DR1 * X12 = DR2 * X22
various manuals. No person is to be measured if the daily quality assurance procedure has
- Holders of a Radiological License of the State of Ohio
- Trainees under the supervision of a person who holds a Radiological License of the State
Laboratory to operate the scanner and execute the procedures for which their training is
documented in the Competency Check List for Bone Densitometry. The scanner operators
have internet access to the radiation rules and regulations of the Ohio Department of Health
(www.odh.state.oh.us). The scanner operating procedures and general radiation safety will
be reviewed annually, and the review will be documented by signature and date.
than the location of the computer workstation or 3 feet from the patient during operation
of the x-ray tube. The door to the room must be closed while the x-ray tube is operated.
- Referred by a physician
- Entered into a research project with signed consent form