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WAC 246-224-0010: Definitions

Published: 2015

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WACs > Title 246 > Chapter 246-224 > Section 246-224-0010



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WAC 246-224-0010


(1) "Agent" means a person, company, or dealer; which assembles, installs, repairs, sells, or leases X-ray machines.
(2) "Application" means, for the purpose of this chapter, the business license application or business license renewal application and appropriate addenda used by the BLS of the department of revenue.
(3) "BLS" means the department of revenue's business licensing service.
(4) "Department" means the department of health.
(5) "Facility" means all buildings, structures, and operations on one contiguous site or identified by one physical location address designation at which one or more radiation machines are installed, manufactured, tested, or used.
(6) "FDA" means the United States Food and Drug Administration.
(7) "Radiation" means, for the purposes of this chapter, ionizing radiation, including X-ray, electron beam, and other machine produced particulate radiation.
(8) "Radiation machine" means, for purposes of this chapter, a device that, when operated, produces X-ray or electron radiation, in a prescribed manner, with defined characteristics, techniques, or parameters. It does not include devices with radioactive material as the only source of radiation.
(9) "Registrant" means the owner or controller of the radiation machine who is responsible for the safe operation of the radiation machine.
(10) "Registration" means providing required information and continuing contact with the department by any person possessing a radiation machine in accordance with regulations adopted by the department.
(11) "Storage" means the status of a radiation machine that is approved by the department as being unable to produce radiation without substantial effort at set-up, reassembly, or reinstallation. For facilities with a radiation control authority, (for example radiation safety office) a locking or disabling procedure may serve to provide this status.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050, 70.98.080 and chapter 19.02 RCW. WSR 13-17-040, § 246-224-0010, filed 8/13/13, effective 9/13/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 19.02.050, 43.20B.020, 43.70.110, 70.98.050, and 70.98.080. WSR 08-09-079, § 246-224-0010, filed 4/16/08, effective 5/17/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050 and [70.98.]080. WSR 02-14-050, § 246-224-0010, filed 6/27/02, effective 7/28/02.]