3701-84-71 Radiation safety standards - radiation therapy and stereostatic radiosurgery service.

(A) Each radiation therapy service and stereotactic radiosurgery service shall maintain and follow written policies and procedures for the handling of emergencies that may threaten the health and safety of patients, staff, and public.

(B) Each radiation therapy service and stereotactic radiosurgery service shall comply with the applicable provisions of Chapter 3748. of the Revised Code and the rules adopted pursuant to that chapter.

(C) Each radiation therapy service and stereotactic radiosurgery service shall identify, document and report to the department:

(1) Misadministrations of radiation from x-ray therapy equipment in accordance with rule 3701:1-67-12 of the Administrative Code; and

(2) Medical events from the administration of radioactive materials or radiation from radioactive materials in accordance with rule 3701:1-58-101 of the Administrative Code.

Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 3701-84-71

Effective: 8/1/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 02/27/2017 and 03/01/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3702.11, 3702.13
Rule Amplifies: 3702.11, 3702.12, 3702.13 , 3702.14, 3702.141
Prior Effective Dates: 3/1/1997, 3/24/03, 5/15/08, 1/14/11