Owners, installers and contractors of medical, dental, chiropractic, veterinary, and industrial x-ray facilities must provide the Radiation Safety Unit with notification when installing, substantially altering or inspecting radiation equipment.
Owners of ionizing radiation equipment, including x-ray equipment, are required to provide the Radiation Safety Unit with details of their equipment using the X-Ray Registration Form. This form can be used to register new equipment, de-register old equipment or update equipment information already registered. The form must be submitted within 25 business days of installation or substantial alteration to the equipment.
Owners of medical ultrasound equipment are required to provide the Radiation Safety Unit with the details of their equipment using the Ultrasound Registration Form B.
Safety and Preventive Maintenance
Owners of medical, chiropractic, dental, and veterinary x-ray equipment are required to arrange for a safety and preventive maintenance inspection. The inspection must be completed by a journeyperson holding a valid licence.
The results of all testing must be submitted to the Radiation Safety Unit within 30 days of the inspection. The following forms may be used:
The minimum number of inspections per year is dependent on the type of equipment and is defined in section 14 of the regulations.