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Frequency of Chest Roentgenogram (X-Rays) for Asbestos Workers


1910.1001(l)(3)(ii)  Periodic Examinations

Periodic medical examinations shall be made available annually.

(I)(3)(ii)  The scope of the medical examination shall be in conformance with the protocol established in paragraph (I)(2)(ii) of this section, except that the frequency of chest roentgenogram shall be conducted in accordance with Table 2, and the abbreviated standardized questionnaire contained in Part 2 of Appendix D to this section shall be administered to the employee.

Table 2.
Frequency of Chest Roentgenogram (X-Rays) for Asbestos Workers

Years Since 1st Exposure Age Range X-ray Frequency
0-10 years
any age
every 5 years
10+ years
15 - 35 years old
every 5 years
10+ years
35 - 45 years old
every 2 years
10+ years
Over 45 years old
annually