The Personal Radiation Monitoring Service (PRMS) monitors ionising radiation exposure to workers in fields such as medical, dental, chiropractic, industrial and mining.

Man in the distance carrying tub of monitors walking towards the camera and approaching computer monitor and keyboard with processing equipment in the background.

We are an Australian based government service which allows users to comply with their radiation licence requirements of all Commonwealth, state and territory regulations.

We have more than 80 years of dosimetry experience working with a range of customers and industries, both national and international.

Why choose ARPANSA for your personal radiation monitoring?

State of the art technology

We use the latest Optically Stimulated Luminescent (OSL) dosimetry technology combined with current robotics technology and image recognising software.

Accredited by the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA)

We operate an ISO/IEC17025 quality system and are accredited by the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) since April 3 2002.

Responsive customer service

We answer your general questions within one business day and we have qualified scientists on hand to answer your technical questions within three business days.

Produce and report in-house

We assess and report doses at our in-house facility in Victoria, Australia. Dose reports are usually issued within two to four weeks of us receiving the monitors.

In the event of an emergency, we can report results within hours of receiving the monitors.

Contact us by email at prms@arpansa.gov.au or by phone 1800 678 112 (Freecall)

Your monitoring requirements

If you work in a workplace where you may be exposed to ionising radiation, you may need to be monitored.

Types of monitors we provide

Learn about our monitors that measure your exposure to ionising radiation and which one is right for you.

Order monitors and update details

Registration forms, dose history request forms and authorisation forms for the PRMS.

Control monitor

Control monitors are sent with each group of personal monitors to measure background radiation.

Travelling with monitors

Information on what to consider when travelling with a radiation monitor.

Occupational exposure: Management of pregnant workers

If a worker is pregnant, it is important to evaluate the workplace conditions and implement any necessary additional protective measures.

PRMS terms & conditions

Our terms and conditions specify the basis of the contract between the parties, through which the Service, Associated Services and Associated Items are provided by the Commonwealth of Australia as represented by ARPANSA.

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