Radiation Health Unit services

Laboratory analysis

The Radiation Health Unit provides analysis for specific radioisotopes over a range of sample types including:

Gross alpha and gross beta counting

This type of analysis provides data obtained from a gas-flow proportional counting system. Analysis in this area is generally targeted towards air and water related samples.

Contact the Radiation Health Unit for further details on sample requirements.

Wipe testing

This type of analysis includes the use of either NaI scintillation or gross alpha / gross beta analysis.

Learn more about the standard procedures of performing a suitable wipe test.

standard wipe test submission form (PDF 123KB) is also available.

More information

Radiation Health Unit
Phone: 9222 2000
Email: Radiation Health Unit

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Radiation Health Branch