Ron Dearden, Regional (UK) Sales Manager.
The Dosimetry Services Division in Windsor offers personal dosimetry monitoring solutions, focused on individual radiation exposure measurement and official dose of record reporting for occupational exposures.
For healthcare professionals who work with medical imaging equipment and other industry professionals who are/may be occupationally exposed to ionising radiation (from x-rays and medical imaging equipment to radioactive therapy treatments) at work, your exposure risks are compounded. The natural, everyday sources we normally are exposed to (explained below) PLUS the occupational exposures you may be subjected to every day mean that measuring and monitoring your exposures at work–using a personal radiation dosimeter–are more important than ever!
No matter how small you think your occupational exposure risk may be, when you compound it with what you already receive by just breathing and eating every day, you can clearly see why knowing your dose is essential to safeguarding your health.
Calculating all the natural and occupational radiation exposures you are subjected to can be daunting. However, if you work with or around medical imaging equipment today there is an easier way to monitor your occupational exposure. Using a wireless Instadose+ dosimeter that measures, monitors, and silently tracks your cumulative exposure AND wirelessly transmits your dose exposure data to your legal dose-of-record, where you can view it anytime day or night, makes it easier than ever to safeguard your health from unintended over-exposures. Plus, in a post-COVID world you’ll never have to worry about collecting and redistributing your Instadose badge every wear period because YOU wirelessly read it, whenever YOU want, from wherever YOU are.
Mirion Dosimetry Services Division DSD (Mirion DSD) have a number of sites world-wide employing approximately 300 staff.
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A film badge service, using the type 2 Kodak film pouch.
Instadose, a wireless, real-time dosimeter created for NASA. NASA wanted to better manage astronaut radiation exposure during space exploration missions. The Instadose enables astronauts in space to view their radiation exposure levels in real-time via its LCD display screen. At the same time it allows NASA to monitor the levels from thousands of miles away.
From a busy travel schedule to not having had a physical meeting since March!
Adapt or die! A salesperson that survives is one able to adapt, and adjust best, to the changing environment in which they finds themselves……so (almost) says Charles Darwin in his Origin of Species. Virtual meetings are now the commonplace way of “doing business”.
So the life of a travelling (not) salesperson goes on!
My first SRP conference in London in the late 90s. I was ready for a career change, but wanted to remain in the radiation sector. A very sweet lady on the registration desk asked me why I was attending, and then made it her job to show me the exhibition area, introducing potential career moves. That lady was Tessa.
I would like to turn this on its head. What has been the worst?! The Mirion stand offered a short quiz, with Homer the Radioactive Man as first prize. Nobody came to collect him: I wonder why? He is now has pride of place in my office.
"As a global leader in radiation measurement, we are driven to protect people, property and the environment from the harmful effects of ionising radiation."
Myself and customer service manager Gill Buck.
ICN Dosimetry Services began in 1974.
It allows its team members the freedom to work without micro-management.
Senthilkumar, G., Raghu, Y., Sivakumr, S., Chandrasekaran, A., Prem Anand, D., Ravisankar, R. Natural radioactivity measurement and evaluation of radiological hazards in some commercial flooring materials used in Thiruvannamali, Tamilnadu, India. Journal of Radiation Research and Applied Sciences 7(1) Jan 2014; 116-12.
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