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Level I audits

The Level I mail out audit is an independent measurement of linac output under reference conditions. Optically Stimulated Luminescent Dosimeters (OSLDs) are sent to a facility, irradiated, and returned to the ACDS for analysis. All clinical photon and electron beams are included in the audit. The current subscription provides a Level I audit for each facility every two years. The ACDS Level I audit is mutually recognised for equivalence to the Imaging and Radiation Oncology Core (IROC) OSLD audit.

Audit details

OSLD audit kit
Figure 1: The OSLD audit kit.
Two instructional videos are available to assist facility staff prepare for OSLD Level I Audits. 

Photon beams OSLD Level I audit

Electron beams OSLD Level I audit

ACDS audit Level I documentation