- Part Number:1915
- Part Number Title:Occup. Safety and Health Standards for Shipyard Employment
- Subpart:1915 Subpart Z
- Subpart Title:Toxic and Hazardous Substances
- Standard Number:
- Title:Interpretation and Classification of Chest Roentgenograms - Mandatory
- GPO Source:
(a) Chest roentgenograms shall be interpreted and classified in accordance with a professionally accepted classification system and recorded on an interpretation form following the format of the CDD/NIOSH (M) 2.8 form. As a minimum, the content within the bold lines of this form (items 1 through 4) shall be included. This form is not to be submitted to NIOSH.
(b) Roentgenograms shall be interpreted and classified only by a B-reader, a board eligible/certified radiologist, or an experienced physician with known expertise in pneumoconioses.
(c) All interpreters, whenever interpreting chest roentgenograms made under this section, shall have immediately available for reference a complete set of the ILO-U/C International Classification of Radiographs for Pneumoconioses, 1980.
[58 FR 35553, July 1, 1993; 59 FR 40964, Aug. 10, 1994; 60 FR 33972, June 29, 1995]