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§ 5655. Inspections

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and Safety

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 27C. Mammography Quality Assurance Act
35 P.S. § 5655
§ 5655. Inspections
(a) Initial inspection.--No license to operate a screening mammography facility shall be issued until the department has inspected the facility, including each radiation machine. Previously existing providers of mammography services may continue in operation until the department conducts the initial inspection. The department shall conduct such initial inspection no later than 60 days following the effective date of this act.
(b) Subsequent inspection.--After the initial inspection, the department shall annually inspect the screening mammography facility and may inspect the radiation machine more frequently. The department shall make reasonable efforts to coordinate the inspections under this section with the department's other inspections of the facility in which the radiation machine is located.
(c) Inspection certificate.--After each inspection by the department which finds the screening mammography facility in full compliance with the requirements of this act, the department shall issue a certificate of radiation machine inspection or a similar document identifying the facility and radiation machine inspected and providing a record of the date the radiation machine was inspected. The facility shall post the certificate or other document near the inspected radiation machine.


1992, July 9, P.L. 449, No. 93, § 5, effective in 60 days.
35 P.S. § 5655, PA ST 35 P.S. § 5655
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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