3 Steps to Lower the Dose

Follow these simple guidelines (based on the ALARA principle to keep doses As Low As Reasonably Achievable) to help create a safer workspace in your veterinary clinic.

  • Minimize the time

    of exposure to directly reduce radiation dose.

  • Double the distance

    between your body and the radiation source.

  • Use absorber materials

    for beta particles, X-rays and gamma rays.

How to Protect Your Staff

It's easy to ensure your whole team is practicing safe imaging by starting a simple radiation safety program. These resources will help you get started:

Are you following your state’s radiation guidelines?


For your convenience, we're providing these quick links about your state's rules and guidelines. You should always confirm independently what rules apply.

 

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