Is there mandatory safety testing for lead aprons?

Answer The Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) requires its members to inspect lead aprons and other medical equipment. The commission leaves it up to the individual ... Read More »

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Lead aprons for x-rays please help?

Wow. First off, X-Rays are the radiation they don't contain radiation. Second, the lead apron doesn't protect the thyroid unless the apron is around your neck. X-Rays don't "like to hang around in ... Read More »

How to Recycle Lead Radiology Aprons?

Lead aprons protect patient organs and glands during exposure to medical radiation such as X-Rays. Under OSHA regulations, each organization must regularly inspect their lead aprons for cracks and ... Read More »

Mandatory Drug Testing in Schools?

Mandatory drug testing in schools is controversial. Some believe the policy lowers the use of illegal or illicit drugs in schools. This, supporters believe, makes schools safer for all students. Ot... Read More »

The Advantages of Mandatory Drug Testing in Schools?

Sending your child off to school can be very stressful, especially when you know your child may be exposed to many different types of pressures from fellow students. Among many other advantages, ma... Read More »