Radiation safety requirements for diagnostic
radiographers in SA
Radiation safety requirements documents and guidelines for diagnostic radiographers in SA are available on this website to equip radiographers to apply the ALARA principle.
Radiographers must be cognisant of the legislation and the regulations underpinning the use of X-ray equipment as described in the Hazardous and Substances Act, as well as in the Regulations concerning the control of electronic products. The radiographer must also be acquainted with the responsibilities of radiation workers depicted in the Code of practice for users of medical X-ray equipment and the Requirements for licence holders with respect to quality control tests for diagnostic X-ray imaging systems.
Ruling documents for South Africa
Monitoring of radiation workers
Personal radiation monitoring device (PRMD) or dosimeter
Licencing conditions of equipment, premise and operators
Fluoroscopy radiation protection
Quality control testing