The Arkansas Department of Health, through the X-ray Program, provides guidance and support as well as regulatory oversight in order to ensure quality and safety in the use of ionizing radiation.
Below you will find useful links providing regulatory guidance and regulatory requirements to assist in the establishment of an effective radiation safety program.
|Guidance for Developing a Radiation Safety Program|
|Guide to Basic X-ray Requirements|
|Guide to Medical X-ray Operating and Safety Procedures|
|X-Ray Film Retention|
|X-Ray Inspection Frequency|
|X-Ray Registration Fee Schedule|
The State of Arkansas does not regulate tanning beds under Radiation Control Programs because tanning equipment does not emit ionizing radiation. For information and safety advice, please see the U.S. Food and Drug Administration link below or contact the Southwest Office of the U.S. FDA in Dallas, Texas.
Scotty Hargrave, Regional Radiologic Health Representative
- U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Radiation-Emitting Products (FDA)
- Conference for Radiation Control Program Directors (CRCPD)
- American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
- American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)
|X-Ray Program||4815 W. Markham, Slot 30
Little Rock, AR 72205