Company Overview

Radiation Professionals is a complete lifecycle radiation service provider to the natural resources industry. The company has decades of combined experience in radiation management and Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) management. During this time we have come to recognize that the biggest challenge that operations face is getting the right data and the right information. That is why Radiation Professionals is dedicated to getting the best possible information to our clients, by providing every possible solution, including;

  • CONSULTING
  • TRAINING
  • RISK MANAGEMENT

We act as, and train Radiation Safety Officers for many of our clients. We advise and work with universities, regulatory bodies, government, and many of the ASX Top 100 in the exploration, mining, oil and gas and industrial sectors. Radiation Professionals has a Research and Development team dedicated to solving tomorrow's challenges.

Mismanagement of radiation can cost companies and projects, hurt communities, and contaminate the ecosystem. This is why Radiation Professionals is dedicated to educating and protecting ALL of their partners. 

  • BUSINESS
  • COMMUNITY
  • ENVIRONMENT
Key Services

Our consultants represent decades of experience in industry, academia and government. The consulting team’s experience encompasses the Western Australian, Northern Territory, Queensland, Australian Federal Governments and other international regulators, dealing with small exploration through to large mining companies and large multi-national mining, environmental and petroleum companies.

All of our consultancy team are licensed / accredited with regulatory authorities in one or more jurisdictions within Australia and also within Singapore, for a multitude or radiation management purposes. Many of our consultancy team are also members of the Australian Radiological Protection Society. Our qualified and experienced staff are committed to meeting any unique requirements our client’s may have through our customised services.

Radiation Professionals are able to offer a total lifecycle management solution including such aspects as;

  • Radiation Management Plans (RMP) development/review and implementation assistance
  • Specialists in NORM related industries (Mining, Exploration, Processing, Oil & Gas)
  • Design and auditing of safety systems—emergency response, safety manuals, procedures, incident investigations
  • Radiation Surveys—Environmental, Occupational, General
  • Courses for all levels of Radiation Safety Training
  • Radiation Safety Training for all levels of Radiation (General through to Advanced Radiation Safety Officer)
  • Radiation dosimetry and equipment sales, service/repair and leasing
  • Compliance testing of industrial gauges (NOTE: WA requires this to be done by a licensed person prior to use)
  • Industrial Gauge management which includes:
 • Training of Radiation Safety Officers (regulatory licensing course)
 • Training/induction of other site personnel (awareness/isolation/etc)
 • Import of radioactive materials
 • Custom’s clearance/freight forwarding management
 • Transport of radioactive material
 • Storage pending installation/transport
 • Installation of gauging devices
 • Compliance auditing (WA requires that gauges are compliance tested by licensed person prior to use)
 • Development/review of Radiation Management Plans
 • Source security assessments and development/review of Source Security and Transport Security Plans
 • Provision of RSOs
 • Provision of specialist radiological advice (service provider)
 • Emergency response (advice when planning, or during emergency)
 • Incident investigation
 • Disposal of radioactive materials
 
  • Licensed transport services; Freight forwarding management; Importation of Radioactive materials
  • Analytical Laboratory services including installation of temporary on-site facilities
  • Storage facility privately operated to secure Radioactive materials
  • Expert radiation consulting, regulatory compliance advice and liaison, including provision of a Radiation Safety Officer

 

History

Radiation Professionals was formed in 2007 to fill an identified deficiency in the provision of expert radiation advice to the mining, exploration, (particularly uranium related) petroleum, industrial and regulatory sectors in general with special focus on the uranium exploration and mining sectors and the petroleum industry in particular. The formation of the company brought together a wide range of expertise from industry, academia and government that form the basis of our expert consulting group today. Some of our recent projects include:

NORM IN PETROLEUM

  • Survey of FPSO for NORM identification prior to cessation of production
  • Overall NORM management during CoP and facility decontamination
  • Radiological assessment on a number of offshore NORM’s affected petroleum facilities
  • Various surveys, liaison with regulators and providing advice on disposal of NORM contaminated waste for onshore petroleum facility

NORM IN MINING

  • Baseline and ongoing radiological assessment of mineral sands mining and processing operations including providing RSO functions
  • Modelling and measurement of radon emanations from tailings facilities
  • Audit of processing plant radiation management practices and generation of complete radiation management documentation
  • Background environmental studies for rare earths projects

INDUSTRIAL GAUGES

  • Provision of a complete training package (including RSO) for fixed radiation gauges at a new mine and processing facility, including consultation with government bodies
  • Ongoing storage of gauges and managing gauge transport
  • Supervision of transport and provision of storage facilities for industrial gauges

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

  • Assisting the IAEA with provision of training and advice to regulators from various countries
  • Current external radiation advisers for the disposal operations for radioactive waste at the Mt Walton Intractable Waste Disposal Facility (IWDF)
  • As a member of The Safety Collective, Radiation Professionals is a workplace health and safety services panel member for the Department of Defence

OTHER PROJECTS

  • Assisting many clients in various industries to classify, understand, manage and ultimately dispose of low level and intermediate radioactive wastes
  • Provision of training, advice and documentation to a metallurgical laboratory for the management of radioactive substances and residues
  • Investigation and verification of the presence of radioactive contamination in shipping containers, supervision of documentation and waste removal/disposal

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