Non-Ionising Radiation Safety

Aurora’s expert non-ionising radiation (NIR) safety team are known for providing not only technically sound services, but also proactive and innovative solutions to suit your needs. Aurora has expertise across the whole of the electromagnetic spectrum and so can address concerns with electromagnetic fields (EMFs) and optical radiation including lasers.

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Non-Ionising Radiation Safety

Aurora’s expert non-ionising radiation (NIR) safety team are known for providing not only technically sound services, but also proactive and innovative solutions to suit your needs. Aurora has expertise across the whole of the electromagnetic spectrum and so can address concerns with electromagnetic fields (EMFs) and optical radiation including lasers.

Our expert team of non-ionising radiation safety specialists can meet all of your organisation’s needs, from consultancy-based advice to staff training and technical safety assessments. Aurora’s services cover the whole spectrum of NIR: from electromagnetic fields (EMFs) to optical radiation, including lasers.

EMF Safety

EMF Surveys, and Measurements and Assessments of EMFs.

Assisting organisations in compliance with the Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations 2016. Interesting Read!

EMF safety training courses. View courses.

Laser Safety

Laser Protection Adviser (LPA) support, provided by certificated LPAs.

Assisting organisations in compliance with the Control of Artificial Optical Radiation at Work Regulations 2010

Laser safety training courses (including laser safety officer training).  View courses.

Optical Radiation Safety

Measurements and assessments of artificial optical radiation sources (e.g. UV sources and LEDs).

Assisting organisations in compliance with the Control of Artificial Optical Radiation at Work Regulations 2010

Training courses covering optical radiation safety.  View courses.

NIR Safety Training

Aurora conducts scheduled training courses, for operators in areas of non ionising radiation and their health and safety professionals. Courses can also be customised to suit your specific requirements. Use the links to find more information.

A world class team, for a world class service

Aurora’s non-ionising radiation (NIR) services team includes the most recognised world experts on NIR in Robert Hill, Raj Bunger, Angela Yeadon and Lindsey Simcox. The team has extensive experience of our full range of NIR safety services across a variety of sectors including healthcare, research and academia, defence, industry, entertainment and communications.

Our service commitments mean that we liaise with you frequently to discuss developments and answer queries. You will be kept well-informed of progress and we guarantee full confidentiality at all times. From consultancy-based advice to staff training and technical NIR safety assessments, our highly regarded NIR team will ensure that all of your organisation’s needs are met.

Case Study: Artificial Optical Radiation compliance

Imperial College NHS Trust

The Challenge

To ensure that the Trust complies with relevant legislation across all sites. To help the Trust tackle long term laser safety related issues by implementing a new way of thinking.

The Tasks

Identify and liaise with laser users to ensure suitable approach. Assist with the design of new laser facilities. Ongoing monitoring of compliance. Training for all levels of staff using lasers

The Results

Successful implementation of a robust Trust-wide Artificial Optical Radiation Policy. Improved laser safety culture. Demonstrable evidence of compliance with legislation.

Further reading on EMF, Optical and Laser Safety

Optical Radiation, Including Lasers

Optical radiation sources are commonly found in all work sectors. Examples of sources include UV sterilisation lamps, Light Emitting Diodes, and bar code scanners.

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Electromagnetic Fields and Waves

Electromagnetic and radiofrequency fields and waves cover a host of uses, which vary depending on the frequency of the fields and waves produced.

 

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The Aurora NIR Team

The NIR Team comprises of Robert Hill, Lindsey Simcox, Raj Bunger and Angela Yeadon, who are all recognised as experts within the NIR services field.

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Contact us about our work

To talk to us further about our world-leading non-ionising radiation safety services, get in touch using the online form or call us on +44 1235 820049.
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Raj Bunger

Raj Bunger

RPA, RWA & LPA

Tel: 01235 820049 Email: enquiries@aurorahp.co.uk