About Radiation Management Program
The Radiation Management Program is within the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Environmental Health, Environmental Protection Bureau, in charge of performing radiation safety inspections of all type of X-ray machines and radioactive materials sources. We are also charged with verifying that X-ray machine users or radioactive materials licensees are certified to use the machines, and also assure that facilities with X-ray machines are registered with the State Radiologic Health Branch (RHB).
- Assure that guidelines and procedures for radiation safety are always being followed by the users and operators, to protect patients and themselves from unnecessary radiation exposure from X-ray and radioactive devices.
- Performs investigation of radiation safety involved incidents, and follow-up on complaints from users and the public.
- Respond to any radiation or radioactive materials involved incidents.
Areas We Serve
Radiation Management oversees the radiation protection throughout Los Angeles County, including Long Beach, Pasadena and Vernon. Radiation Management is contracted by California Department of Public Health and the Food and Drug Administration.