44:03:01:08.07. Equipment standards for mobile X ray equipment. Mobile X ray equipment shall meet the standards of § 44:03:01:08.02 and as follows:
(1) The exposure switch shall be located so the operator can stand at least six feet from the useful beam. If sufficient shielding is provided to protect the operator from stray radiation, the exposure switch may be located closer; and
(2) Any mobile medical radiographic equipment shall have a spacer to limit the target-to-skin distance to at least 12 inches.
Source: 26 SDR 96, effective January 23, 2000.
General Authority: SDCL 34-21-4.1, 34-21-15.
Law Implemented: SDCL 34-21-4.1, 34-21-15.
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