Radiation Protection Services
675 McDermot Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0V9
Ingvar Fife, Ph.D.
Radiation Protection Officers:
Michael Delorme, Charge R.P.O.
Lorraine Manson, R.P.O.
Deanne Dombrosky, M.Eng., R.T.T.
Bryan Mcintosh, M.Sc.
Azeez Omotayo, Ph.D
Radiation Protection Services is a department of Medical Physics, CancerCare Manitoba (CCMB).
We are responsible to the Government of Manitoba, through the Office of the Chief Medical Office of Health and CancerCare Manitoba, to provide leadership on the radiation protection responsibilities that fall within the regulatory jurisdiction of the Province. Our expertise includes matters associated with ionizing and non-ionizing radiation.
Disposal of X-ray Equipment guide download the fact sheet (160 KB)
Wall Shielding Specifications download the fact sheet (50 KB)
Pregnancy & Radiation download the fact sheet (58 KB)
Non-Ionizing Radiation Safety download the fact sheet (currently unavailable)
MANITOBA REGULATION 341/88R - Responsibilities Information leaflet download leaflet
The following Health Canada publications (free on-line versions) contain general information dealing with x-ray machine safety:
Safety Code 29: Requirements for the Safe Use of Baggage X-Ray Inspection Systems view
Safety Code 30: Radiation Protection in Dentistry: Recommended Safety Procedures for the Use of Dental X-ray Equipment view
Safety Code 32: Safety Requirements and Guidance for Analytical X-ray Equipment view
Safety Code 34: Radiation Protection and Safety for Industrial X-ray Equipment view
Safety Code 35: Safety Procedures for the Installation, Use and Control of X-ray Equipment in Large Medical Radiological Facilities view
Frequently Asked Questions on Cabinet X-ray Systems - from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) for more information click here.
Provincial regulation requires that all x-ray equipment must be registered with Radiation Protection Services.
Dentists should contact us regarding x-ray questions:
Owners should contact us regarding x-ray questions:
Chiropractors should contact us regarding x-ray questions:
Veterinarians should contact us regarding x-ray questions:
Industrial x-ray users should contact us regarding x-ray questions:
Approved radiation warning signs must be posted on all x-ray room entrance doors.