4773.02 License requirement.

(A) Except as provided in division (B) of this section, no person shall practice or hold himself out as a general x-ray machine operator, radiographer, radiation therapy technologist, or nuclear medicine technologist without a valid license issued under this chapter for his area of practice.

(B) Division (A) of this section does not apply to any of the following:

(1) A physician, podiatrist, mechanotherapist, or chiropractor;

(2) An individual licensed under Chapter 4715. of the Revised Code to practice dentistry, to practice as a dental hygienist, or to practice as a dental x-ray machine operator;

(3) As specified in 42 C.F.R. 75, radiologic personnel employed by the federal government or serving in a branch of the armed forces of the United States;

(4) Students engaging in any of the activities performed by basic x-ray machine operators, radiographers, radiation therapy technologists, and nuclear medicine technologists as an integral part of a program of study leading to receipt of a license issued under this chapter, Chapter 4715. or Chapter 4734. of the Revised Code; or a certificate issued under Chapter 4731. of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 10-20-1995 .