Radiation Protection Services

The PHE RPA service has many years of experience in radiation protection and provides advice to thousands of clients representing all the major industry sectors as well to users in the fields of education, research and medicine. Organisations using our RPA service can be assured that the advice they receive is always based on best practice.


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The RPA service is provided by the highly knowledgeable staff of the PHE. Between them, our RPAs have many hundreds of years of experience of providing radiation protection advice.

PHE's Radiation Protection Division has teams of individually certificated Radiation Protection Advisers based at Chilton, Leeds and Glasgow. This provides nationwide coverage and a rapid response in case of an incident. The organisation as a whole has been granted RPA Body recognition by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

All staff are suitably trained and benefit from continuous professional development. PHE makes a significant investment in its people and prides itself that this is repaid in the quality of the service it delivers.

  • Leading providerAs the UK's primary authority on radiation protection, we advise thousands of customers.
  • Comprehensive adviceFrom IRR99 to general guidance on the radiation protection needs of your organisation.
  • Delivered by specialistsPHE makes a significant investment in its people and prides itself that this is repaid in the quality of the service it delivers.

  • Delivered across the countryNationwide coverage and a rapid response in case of an incident.
  • ComplianceReview and advise on standards of radiation protection and regulatory compliance.
  • Statutory testingFrom radiation monitors to tests for leakage of radioactive material from sealed sources.

  • Radiation Safety Management FileFormalise your company's approach to radiation protection.
  • CustomersIndustry sectors including government bodies to manufacturers, utilities, education, services and construction.