Radiation Exposure Testing

Workplace Health and Safety Services in  Edmonton, Alberta

Industrial Hygiene Risk Assessments

RADIATION & NORM TESTING is conducted by an Industrial Hygienist using a Geiger-Mueller Counter or radiation detector. Background radiation is sampled along with radiation from the isotope source.

Work processes are examined along with the duration of work to determine the radiation dose of workers and safe exposure limits.

Industrial at greatest risk of radiation exposure include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Oil and Gas Production
  • Forestry
  • Mineral Extraction and Processing
  • Metal Recycling
  • Water Treatment
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Nuclear Power Production
  • Phosphate Fertilizer Production
  • Thermal Energy Production
  • Tunneling and Underground Workings
  • Waste Management
  • Non Destructive Testing
  • Law Enforcement

For more information regarding NORM or radiation surveys and testing, please call  (587) 597-8378. We are available 24/7 to assist you!

References:

Occupational Health and Safety Code 2009 https://open.alberta.ca/dataset/757fed78-8793-40bb-a920-6f000853172b/resource/739da922-8abd-43ec-9e62-2cfeafe3944e/download/4403880-part-20-radiation-exposure.pdf

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission https://nuclearsafety.gc.ca/eng/resources/fact-sheets/naturally-occurring-radioactive-material.cfm

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