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Radiation Protection - Certification & Assessment

Management system services and solutions

We provide certification and assessment services and training for all of the Radiation Protection processes, equipment, accessories, services and standards. Auditing and certification is undertaken using specialist assessors in this sector.

Product certification & marks

SABS Product Services offer a Qualification Scheme for the Radiation Protection Industry. This scheme provides the Radiation Protection components industry with an independent qualification service that enables them to demonstrate compliance through a qualification certificate.

Related certifications

ISO 15752:2010

Ophthalmic instruments -- Endoilluminators -- Fundamental requirements and test methods for optical radiation safety

ISO/ASTM 51900:2009

Guide for dosimetry in radiation research on food and agricultural products

ISO 11929:2010

Determination of the characteristic limits (decision threshold detection limit and limits of the confidence interval) for measurements of ionizing radiation -- Fundamentals and application

ISO 877-3:2009

Plastics -- Methods of exposure to solar radiation -- Part 3: Intensified weathering using concentrated solar radiation

ISO 12030:2010

Tobacco and tobacco products -- Non-destructive determination of strips density variation ratio in case -- Ionizing radiation method

ISO 27048:2011

Radiation protection -- Dose assessment for the monitoring of workers for internal radiation exposure

ISO 15856:2010

Space systems -- Space environment -- Simulation guidelines for radiation exposure of non-metallic materials

ISO 12789-1:2008

Reference radiation fields -- Simulated workplace neutron fields -- Part 1: Characteristics and methods of production

ISO 877-2:2009

Plastics -- Methods of exposure to solar radiation -- Part 2: Direct weathering and exposure behind window glass

ISO 877-1:2009

Plastics -- Methods of exposure to solar radiation -- Part 1: General guidance

ISO/ASTM 51956:2005

Practice for use of thermoluminescence dosimetry (TLD) systems for radiation processing

ISO 21439:2009

Clinical dosimetry -- Beta radiation sources for brachytherapy

ISO/TS 7849-2:2009

Acoustics -- Determination of airborne sound power levels emitted by machinery using vibration measurement -- Part 2: Engineering method including determination of the adequate radiation factor

ISO 21482:2007

Ionizing-radiation warning -- Supplementary symbol

ISO/TS 7849-1:2009

Acoustics -- Determination of airborne sound power levels emitted by machinery using vibration measurement -- Part 1: Survey method using a fixed radiation factor

ISO/ASTM 51539:2005

Guide for use of radiation-sensitive indicators

ISO 21243:2008

Radiation protection -- Performance criteria for laboratories performing cytogenetic triage for assessment of mass casualties in radiological or nuclear emergencies -- General principles and application to dicentric assay

ISO 6980-3:2006

Nuclear energy -- Reference beta-particle radiation -- Part 3: Calibration of area and personal dosemeters and the determination of their response as a function of beta radiation energy and angle of incidence

ISO 3999:2004

Radiation protection -- Apparatus for industrial gamma radiography -- Specifications for performance design and tests

ISO 28218:2010

Radiation protection -- Performance criteria for radiobioassay

ISO/ASTM 51649:2005

Practice for dosimetry in an electron beam facility for radiation processing at energies between 300 keV and 25 MeV

ISO/ASTM 51204:2004

Practice for dosimetry in gamma irradiation facilities for food processing

ISO/ASTM 51608:2005

Practice for dosimetry in an X-ray (bremsstrahlung) facility for radiation processing

ISO/ASTM 51702:2004

Practice for dosimetry in a gamma irradiation facility for radiation processing

ISO/ASTM 51939:2005

Practice for blood irradiation dosimetry

ISO 20553:2006

Radiation protection -- Monitoring of workers occupationally exposed to a risk of internal contamination with radioactive material

ISO/ASTM 51707:2005

Guide for estimating uncertainties in dosimetry for radiation processing

ISO 6962:2004

Nuclear energy -- Standard method for testing the long-term alpha irradiation stability of matrices for solidification of high-level radioactive waste

ISO 24013:2006

Optics and photonics -- Lasers and laser-related equipment -- Measurement of phase retardation of optical components for polarized laser radiation

ISO 12789-2:2008

Reference radiation fields -- Simulated workplace neutron fields -- Part 2: Calibration fundamentals related to the basic quantities

ISO 11451-2:2005

Road vehicles -- Vehicle test methods for electrical disturbances from narrowband radiated electromagnetic energy -- Part 2: Off-vehicle radiation sources

ISO/ASTM 51818:2009

Practice for dosimetry in an electron beam facility for radiation processing at energies between 80 and 300 keV

ISO 6980-1:2006

Nuclear energy -- Reference beta-particle radiation -- Part 1: Methods of production

ISO/ASTM 51400:2003

Practice for characterization and performance of a high-dose radiation dosimetry calibration laboratory

ISO/ASTM 51431:2005

Practice for dosimetry in electron beam and X-ray (bremsstrahlung) irradiation facilities for food processing

ISO 23038:2006

Space systems -- Space solar cells -- Electron and proton irradiation test methods

ISO 20785-1:2006

Dosemetry for exposures to cosmic radiation in civilian aircraft -- Part 1: Conceptual basis for measurements

ISO 14152:2001

Neutron radiation protection shielding -- Design principles and considerations for the choice of appropriate materials

ISO 19238:2004

Radiation protection -- Performance criteria for service laboratories performing biological dosimetry by cytogenetics

ISO 11137-1:2006

Sterilization of health care products -- Radiation -- Part 1: Requirements for development validation and routine control of a sterilization process for medical devices

ISO/ASTM 51261:2002

Guide for selection and calibration of dosimetry systems for radiation processing

ISO 11137-2:2006

Sterilization of health care products -- Radiation -- Part 2: Establishing the sterilization dose

ISO 11137-3:2006

Sterilization of health care products -- Radiation -- Part 3: Guidance on dosimetric aspects

ISO 15708-1:2002

Non-destructive testing -- Radiation methods -- Computed tomography -- Part 1: Principles

ISO 15708-2:2002

Non-destructive testing -- Radiation methods -- Computed tomography -- Part 2: Examination practices

ISO 4037-2:1997

X and gamma reference radiation for calibrating dosemeters and doserate meters and for determining their response as a function of photon energy -- Part 2: Dosimetry for radiation protection over the energy ranges from 8 keV to 1 3 MeV and 4 MeV to 9 MeV

ISO 4037-3:1999

X and gamma reference radiation for calibrating dosemeters and doserate meters and for determining their response as a function of photon energy -- Part 3: Calibration of area and personal dosemeters and the measurement of their response as a function of energy and angle of incidence

ISO 13696:2002

Optics and optical instruments -- Test methods for radiation scattered by optical components

ISO 9288:1989

Thermal insulation -- Heat transfer by radiation -- Physical quantities and definitions

ISO 9404-1:1991

Enclosures for protection against ionizing radiation -- Lead shielding units for 150 mm 200 mm and 250 mm thick walls -- Part 1: Chevron units of 150 mm and 200 mm thickness

ISO 9611:1996

Acoustics -- Characterization of sources of structure-borne sound with respect to sound radiation from connected structures -- Measurement of velocity at the contact points of machinery when resiliently mounted

ISO 9978:1992

Radiation protection -- Sealed radioactive sources -- Leakage test methods

ISO 6161:1981

Personal eye-protectors -- Filters and eye-protectors against laser radiation

ISO 7212:1986

Enclosures for protection against ionizing radiation -- Lead shielding units for 50 mm and 100 mm thick walls

ISO 7004:2002

Photography -- Industrial radiographic films -- Determination of ISO speed ISO average gradient and ISO gradients G2 and G4 when exposed to X- and gamma-radiation

ISO 2855:1976

Radioactive materials -- Packagings -- Test for contents leakage and radiation leakage

ISO 4037-4:2004

X and gamma reference radiation for calibrating dosemeters and doserate meters and for determining their response as a function of photon energy -- Part 4: Calibration of area and personal dosemeters in low energy X reference radiation fields

ISO 12794:2000

Nuclear energy -- Radiation protection -- Individual thermoluminescence dosemeters for extremities and eyes

ISO 10110-17:2004

Optics and photonics -- Preparation of drawings for optical elements and systems -- Part 17: Laser irradiation damage threshold

ISO 11341:2004

Paints and varnishes -- Artificial weathering and exposure to artificial radiation -- Exposure to filtered xenon-arc radiation

ISO 6980-2:2004

Nuclear energy -- Reference beta-particle radiation -- Part 2: Calibration fundamentals related to basic quantities characterizing the radiation field

ISO 8529-3:1998

Reference neutron radiations -- Part 3: Calibration of area and personal dosimeters and determination of response as a function of energy and angle of incidence

ISO 3917:1999

Road vehicles -- Safety glazing materials -- Test methods for resistance to radiation high temperature humidity fire and simulated weathering

ISO 15382:2002

Nuclear energy -- Radiationprotection -- Procedure for radiation protection monitoring in nuclear installations for external exposure to weakly penetrating radiation especially to beta radiation

ISO 8529-2:2000

Reference neutron radiations -- Part 2: Calibration fundamentals of radiation protection devices related to the basic quantities characterizing the radiation field

ISO 8529-1:2001

Reference neutron radiations -- Part 1: Characteristics and methods of production

ISO 14146:2000

Radiation protection -- Criteria and performance limits for the periodic evaluation of processors of personal dosemeters for X and gamma radiation

ISO 4037-1:1996

X and gamma reference radiation for calibrating dosemeters and doserate meters and for determining their response as a function of photon energy -- Part 1: Radiation characteristics and production methods

ISO 8194:1987

Radiation protection -- Clothing for protection against radioactive contamination -- Design selection testing and use

ISO 9060:1990

Solar energy -- Specification and classification of instruments for measuring hemispherical solar and direct solar radiation

ISO 9022-9:1994

Optics and optical instruments -- Environmental test methods -- Part 9: Solar radiation

ISO 9022-17:1994

Optics and optical instruments -- Environmental test methods -- Part 17: Combined contamination solar radiation

ISO 2919:1999

Radiation protection -- Sealed radioactive sources -- General requirements and classification

ISO 361:1975

Basic ionizing radiation symbol

ISO 11985:1997

Ophthalmic optics -- Contact lenses -- Ageing by exposure to UV and visible radiation (in vitro method)