The general x-ray room is used for taking standard x-rays such as back, neck, chest, limb, hand or foot. The patient may be lying down or standing during the procedure.
Shielding for a general x-ray room is typically 2mm lead. The Radiation Protection Advisor for the hospital is responsible for advising the actual shielding required and this will depend on a multitude of factors.
Typical shielding components for an x-ray room: