Radiation Protection Services

PHE's Radiochemistry Services provide a wide range of radio-analytical services highly suited for a range of applications and business sectors. The Radiochemistry Service operates a comprehensive service, including environmental sampling, sample preparation, analysis and interpretation of results.


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PHE has many years of experience in radiation protection and provides advice to thousands of customers representing all the major industry sectors as well to users in the fields of education, research and medicine. PHE is at the very forefront of research into the effects of ionising radiation and liaises closely with regulatory bodies on any changes in the legislation. Clients using our laboratory services can be assured of a comprehensive service backed by robust Quality Assurance standards.

  • Leading providerAs the UK's primary authority on radiation protection, we provide advice to thousands of customers representing all the major industry sectors, education, research and medicine.
  • Expert staffOur experts have in-depth knowledge, practical expertise and experience of sampling, preparation, analysis, testing and interpretation.
  • Analysis and InterpretationOne of the UK's leading independent radiochemical analysis laboratories, providing testing for a wide range of radioactivity analysis.
  • Sampling and Sample PreparationWe provide a sample collection service covering samples from terrestrial and aquatic environment.
  • Leak testingA complete service including leak test on customer premises, laboratory assessment and leak test certificate.
  • UKAS AccreditationOur Radiochemistry and Chemistry laboratories operate under the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Quality Standard.
  • TrainingOur courses are all presented by our experts with a wealth of experience of practical solutions that you will be able to apply in your workplace.
  • Book courses onlineOur easy to use website shows all our courses with full details, locations and prices making booking simple.
  • Your course accountManage you courses directly online, see bookings old and new along with helpful information to about your courses.