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RSA GOVERNMENT

 

 

Hazardous Substances Act

http://www.saflii.org/za/legis/consol_act/hsa1973238.pdf

 

Act No 15 of 1993

 

SA Government. Regulation R1332: Regulations concerning the control of electronic products. (GN R1332 in Government Gazette 3991 of 3 August 1973).

Regulation R1332

Directorate Radiation Control (DRC) licensing conditions

Available online from

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Code of Practice for users of medical X-ray equipment

DRC 2011

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Requirements for licence holders with respect to quality control tests for diagnostic X-ray imaging systems

DRC 2012

DRC Guideline documents

 

Radiation monitoring requirements and

Radiation occurrences (11/2011)

DRC Guideline

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Personal monitoring when a lead rubber apron is worn – medical and veterinary use of X-ray equipment

DRC Guideline

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Protective Clothing

DRC Guideline

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Management of pregnant radiographers and other staff members

DRC Guideline

 

Medical examinations for radiation workers (10/2009)

DRC Guideline

 

Radiation protection of personnel in theatre

DRC Guideline

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Monitoring of radiation workers in a theatre (11/2011)

DRC Guideline

 

Holding of patients during X-ray procedures (10/2009)

DRC Guideline

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Request for medical X-ray examinations (10/2009)

DRC Guideline

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FDA Public Health Notification: Reducing radiation risk from computed tomography for paediatric and small adult patients – (10/ 2009)

DRC Guideline

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Patient dose measurements in diagnostic radiology (10/2009)

DRC Guideline

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Design of X-ray rooms

DRC Guideline

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Display and format of radiation warning signs at entrances to rooms containing X-ray units

DRC Guideline

 

Tube leakage procedures and measurements (NCRP report 2004)

DRC document

 

Minimum requirements for fixed diagnostic X-ray installations

DRC Guideline

 

Radiographic grid ratio (10/2009)

DRC Guideline

 

Bone densitometer – shielding, monitoring and positioning of operators (10/2009)

DRC Guideline

 

Test procedures for film processing and intensifying screens (6/2010)

DRC Guideline

 

Sensitometric technique for evaluation of processing (step)

DRC document

 

Sealing / not sealing and unsealing of X-ray units / film processors

DRC document

 

Display considerations for hospital-wide viewing of soft copy images (British Journal of Radiology 2007)

DRC document

 

Definitions: Supervision

DRC Guideline

 

Regulatory control of X-ray equipment used in the mining industry in South Africa to screen workers for security purposes (30/11/2011)

DRC Guideline

 

Requirement of conveyer belt/cabinet type luggage X-ray equipment (2/2/98)

DRC Guideline

 

Dental radiography

DRC Guideline

 

New regulations iro monitoring of high dose procedures in theatre by physicist.

 

 

COIDA

 

 

 

 

Compensation fund documents to identify rates and modifiers cross-applicable to radiography private practice billing, eg 0084 film, 0080 plus procedure. Documents related to COIDA claims procedure for private practice radiographers

http://www.docweb.co.za/practice-management/coida.html