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What are the allowable occupational radiation exposure limits set by the government and is CXR’ equipment in compliance with them?

According to Government Regulations, 10 CFR 20, allowable occupational radiation exposure limits are 5,000 MR/year for whole body (head, trunk, arms above the elbow, legs above the knee) and 50,000 MR/year for extremities (hands, elbows, arms below the elbows, foot, knee or leg below the knee.)

Radiation Emissions Allowable Limits

CXR’s x-ray inspection equipment emits no more than .5 MR/hour at five centimeters, or one inch, from any surface of the machine, If an employee should stand 1 inch away from the unit for 8 hours a day for a working year of 200 days, s/he would recieve, at most, 800 MR/year which is less than 20% of the allowed maximum. CXR’s x-ray inspection systems are safe and in compliance with all government regulations.

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