WACs > Title 246 > Chapter 246-225 > Section 246-225-080
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Radiographic systems other than fluoroscopic, dental intraoral, or veterinary systemsâSource-to-skin or receptor distance.
(1) Limitation. All radiographic systems shall be provided with a durable, securely fastened means to limit the source-to-skin distance to not less than 23 centimeters. The requirement can be met when the collimator or cone provides the required limits.
(2) Source to receptor distance measuring device. All radiographic systems shall be provided with a device or reference, other than a collimator light localizer, which will indicate the selected source to image receptor distance (SID) to within 2 percent of the indicated SID.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as Â§ 246-225-080, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.080. WSR 83-19-050 (Order 2026), Â§ 402-28-053, filed 9/16/83. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050. WSR 81-01-011 (Order 1570), Â§ 402-28-053, filed 12/8/80; Order 1084, Â§ 402-28-053, filed 1/14/76. Formerly WAC 402-28-050 (part).]