Dental Directory has teamed up with Landauer Europe, a subsidiary or LANDAUER Inc., the worldleader in passive personal dosimetry services, who currently monitor more than 1.8 million people globally using their Luxel+ Optically Stimulated Luminescence (OSL) technology. The Luxel+ dosemeter measures exposure to X-radiation and is, therefore, suitable for the dental radiography environment. They ensure accurate and reliable personnel monitoring and precise dose measurements in any environment where there is potential exposure to ionising radiations. LANDAUER EUROPE provides radiation dosimetry services to hospitals, medical and dental practices, universities, national laboratories, and other industries in which radiation poses a potential threat to employees. The service includes the manufacture of various types of radiation detectors (OSL, TLD and CR-39), the distribution and collection of dosemeters to and from clients, the analysis, reporting and record keeping of personal doses.
Landauer is a Health & Safety Executive Approved Dosimetry Service (ADS) for whole body, extremity and skin dose assessment and record keeping under the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 (IRR99). . In Ireland, their services are approved by the RPII in pursuance of S.I. 125/2000. Landauer operates in compliance with the requirements of ISO 17025:2005 and the specific requirements needed to satisfy the various laboratory and testing accreditations to operate dosimetry services in a diverse range of countries. Their quality manual, procedures and instructions are regularly reviewed and updated.
Kindly note that should you decide to avail of this service, your contract of purchase will be with Landauer Europe. Dental Directory does not stock any radiation monitoring dosemeters; these are sent directly by Landauer and for monitoring purposes, the radiation dosemeters are required to be returned directly back to Landauer Europe. The responsibility for these products, for feedback, queries and concerns lies with Landauer Europe; product returns will not be accepted by Dental Directory.
In addition to supplying personal dosimetry, Landauer provide access to their online account management system through myLDR. myLDR is a web based account management service that enables you, at no extra charge, to: