A Branch of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division

X-Rays & X-Ray Producing Machines

All Medical users such as hospitals, medical, dental, veterinary, podiatry, chiropractic offices and Non-Medical/Industrial X-ray Equipment such as manufacturers, universities, and, governmental and X-ray unit(s) for security purposes among are required to register with the Department of Community Health, Healthcare Facility Regulation, not the Air Protection Branch – Radiation Protection Programs.

Please contact the Department of Community Health at 404-657-5400 for additional information on equipment registration and necessary operator training/licenses.

Please see Public Health Rule 290-5-22 on X-rays to determine your applicability: http://rules.sos.state.ga.us/gac/290-5-22

Forms can be found at in the ‘Forms and Applications’ portion of the DOCH website: https://dch.georgia.gov/healthcare-facility-regulation-0/