Wood is an HSE-approved Corporate Radiation Protection Adviser (RPA) Body. Our radiological support to industrial and nuclear sectors includes:

  • X-ray fluorescence (XRF) equipment | Download brochure
  • X-ray inspection systems used in manufacturing processes
  • X-ray systems for security scanning
  • Thickness and level gauges
  • Radiography
  • Sealed radioactive sources
  • Laboratory testing of radioactive material
  • Work in radon affected areas
  • Non-destructive gamma spectrometry analysis

Our Radioactive Waste Advisers (RWA) help customers with radioactive waste to ensure that accumulation and disposal complies with environmental permit conditions.

Our Dangerous Goods Safety Advisers (DGSA) advise on the transport of radioactive material between sites.

Our RPAs, RWAs and DGSAs provide compliance support to employers against relevant regulations such as:

  • The Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17)
  • The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (as amended) (EPR)
  • The Environmental Authorisations (Scotland) Regulations 2018 (EASR 2018)
  • The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations and ADRs

Our RPAs and the supporting radiological team offer services such as:

  • Support for HSE notification/registration/consent
  • Advising clients on legal and operational matters including development of radiation safety management plans, radiation risk assessments, local rules and training requirements
  • Reviewing radiation protection processes and procedures for regulatory compliance
  • Assessing potential radiological hazards and advising on control of radiation exposure of the workforce
  • Providing statutory testing for leakage of radioactive material from sealed sources
  • Advising on, and providing individuals with, legal personal external dosimetry
  • Bespoke radiation awareness and RPS training | Download brochure
  • Providing incident support and advising on remedial programmes
  • Characterisation of radiological materials, waste, buildings and contaminated land
  • Advising on the selection of suitable radiation monitoring equipment and provision of radiation monitoring equipment for hire

Wood is an Affiliate Member of the Society for Radiological Protection - https://srp-uk.org

To find out more about Wood and our capabilities, please contact us.
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