Precautions while using X Rays
Analytical X ray Equipment Radiation Safety Requirements
X ray producing devices at UWM are regulated by the State of Wisconsin, Department of Health and Family Services (DHFS), Radiation Protection Section. All applicable regulations and safety requirements should be adhered to whenever working with x ray producing equipment. Some of the most important safety requirements are: A safety device must be provided which prevents entry of any part of an individual s body into the primary x ray beam path or which causes the beam to be shut off immediately upon such entry.