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Approved Certification Services for Radiological Measurements and Testing

Approved Certification Services for all Radiation Board licence holders

1. Chinese University of Hong Kong

Address: University Safety Office, Shatin, New Territories
Telephone: 3943 7865
Fax: -
e-mail address : uls@cuhk.edu.hk
Certification Services Approval End Date: 12-12-2022
Radiological Measurements and Tests approved
  1. Functional tests of gamma radiation survey meters, based on the protocol of IAEA Safety Report Series No. 16: “Calibration of Radiation Protection Monitoring Instruments”, Section 3.4.2.1.
  2. Functional tests of radiation surface contamination survey meters, based on the protocol of IAEA Safety Report Series No. 16: “Calibration of Radiation Protection Monitoring Instruments”, Section 7.3.
  3. Integrity tests of sealed radioactive sources, based on the protocol of ISO 9978:1992, Section 5.3 on “Wipe-test” of sealed sources.
  4. Evaluation of radiological surface contamination, based on the protocol of ISO 7503-1 and 7503-2: “Evaluation of Surface Contamination”, Parts I and 2.
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2. Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Address: Health, Safety & Environment Office, Hung Hom, Kowloon.
Telephone: 3400 8389
Fax: 2764 0421
e-mail address : chriscb.leung@polyu.edu.hk
Certification Services Approval End Date: 31-03-2022
Radiological Measurements and Tests approved
  1. Test on integrity of encapsulation of sealed radioactive sources by wipe tests, based on the ISO 9978:1992(E), Sealed Radioactive Sources – Leakage Test Methods, Section 5.3.
  2. Evaluation of radiological surface contamination by wipe tests, based on
    1. IAEA Technical Reports Series No. 120, 1970 - Monitoring of Radioactive Contamination on Surfaces; and
    2. UK NPL Good Practice Guide No. 30, 2002 - Practical Radiation Monitoring.
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3. Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital

Address: Medical Physics and Research Department, 8/F., Li Shu Fan Block, 2 Valley Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong
Telephone: 2835 7000
Fax: 2892 7557
E-mail address: MPR@hksh-hospital.com
Certification Services Approval End Date: 14-08-2024
Radiological Measurements and Tests Approved
  1. Calibration and functional tests of gamma radiation survey monitors, using protocol and methodology based on IAEA Safety Reports Series No. 16, 2000, ‘Calibration of Radiation Protection Monitoring Instruments’, Section 3.4.2.1.
  2. Calibration and functional tests of surface contamination survey meters, using protocol and methodology based on IAEA Safety Reports Series No. 16, 2000, ‘Calibration of Radiation Protection Monitoring Instruments’, Section 7.3.
  3. Wipe tests for integrity of sealed radioactive sources, using protocol and methodology based on ISO 9978:1992, ‘Leakage test methods’, Section 5.3.
  4. Evaluation of radioactive surface contamination, using methodology based on NCRP Report No. 57, ‘Instrumentation and Monitoring Methods for Radiation Protection’, 1978, Section 3.2.5.
  5. Calibration of megavoltage external beam radiotherapy equipment, including photon and electron beams from medical linear accelerators, in conformance with the dosimetry protocol of IAEA Technical Reports Series No. 398, ‘Absorbed Dose Determination in External Beam Radiotherapy – An International Code of Practice for Dosimetry based on Standards of Absorbed Dose to Water, 2003’, and with IAEA Technical Reports Series No. 469, ‘Calibration of Reference Dosimeters for External Beam Radiotherapy, 2009’.
  6. Calibration of megavoltage external photon beams from Tomotherapy equipment, in conformance with AAPM Task Group 148 Report: ‘QA for Helical Tomotherapy, 2010’, and with the TomoTherapy Installation Dosimetric Verification Guide issued and updated by TomoTherapy, the manufacturer.
  7. Calibration of superficial external beam x-ray therapy equipment, in conformance with the dosimetry protocol of IAEA Technical Reports Series No. 398, ‘Absorbed Dose Determination in External Beam Radiotherapy – An International Code of Practice for Dosimetry based on Standards of Absorbed Dose to Water, 2003’.
  8. Calibration of radiotherapy sources and remote after-loading brachytherapy systems, using well-type ionization chambers, in conformance with the dosimetry protocol of IAEA TECDOC 1274, ‘Calibration of Photon and Beta Ray Sources used in Brachytherapy – Guidelines on Standardized Procedures at Secondary Standards Dosimetry Laboratories (SSDLs) and Hospitals, 2002’.
  9. Functional Test of Neutron Dose Rate Meter, in conformance to the Protocol for Function Test of WENDI-2 Neuron Dose Monitors V1.0, as submitted by the Laboratory and based on UK NPL guidance document "Measurement Good Practice Guide No.14, Issue 2: The Examination, Testing and Calibration of Portable Radiation Protection Instruments".
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4. Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

Address: Health, Safety & Environment Office, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon.
Telephone: 2358 6538
Fax: -
e-mail address : sepopcip@ust.hk
Certification Services Approval End Date: 27-12-2022
Radiological Measurements and Tests approved
  1. Functional tests of radiation surface contamination survey meters for beta emitters, in conformance to the “Radiation Survey Meter Calibration Program” submitted by the Laboratory, based on ANSI N323-1978.
  2. Integrity tests of sealed radioactive sources, in conformance to the “Protocol for Leak Testing of Radioactive Sealed Sources” submitted by the Laboratory, based on BS 5288:1976 Appendix D2.1.
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5. Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital

Address: Medical Physics Department, LG2 East Block, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, 3 Lok Man Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong
Telephone: 2595 4226 / 2595 4227
Fax: 2505 9164
e-mail address : pas461@ha.org.hk
Certification Services Approval End Date: 27-09-2023
Radiological Measurements and Tests Approved
  1. Calibration and functional tests of gamma radiation monitors, in conformance to the Radiation Instrument Functional Test and Calibration Procedures--WI-RPL-03/ FM-RPL-03 and WI-RPL-04/ FM-RPL-04.3, as submitted by the Laboratory, and based on ISO 4037-1 and 2;
  2. Wipe tests of encapsulation integrity of sealed radioactive sources (gamma emitters), according to the Wipe Sample Collection Method and Wipe Swap Count Measurement – WI-RPL-01 and WI-RPL-02, as submitted by the Laboratory, and based on ISO 9978:1992, Section 5.3;
  3. Surface contamination measurements (for gamma emitting radionuclides), according to the Wipe Sample Collection Method and Wipe Swap Count Measurement - WI-RPL-01 and WI-RPL-02; and
  4. Calibration of thimble ionization chambers used in radiotherapy, in conformance with the dosimetry protocol of IAEA Technical Reports Series, No. 398.
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6. Tuen Mun Hospital

Address: Radiation Physics Laboratory, Medical Physics Unit, Department of Clinical Oncology, Tuen Mun Hospital, N.T.
Telephone: 2468 5102
Fax: -
e-mail address : ngaryk@ha.org.hk
Certification Services Approval End Date: 27-09-2023
Radiological Measurements and Tests Approved
  1. Calibration and performance tests of gamma radiation monitors, in conformance to the Laboratory's Protocol for Test and Calibration of Gamma Radiation Monitors, based on NCRP Report 112, Chapter 4;
  2. Calibration and performance tests of surface contamination survey meters for beta/gamma emitters, in conformance to the Laboratory's Protocol for Test and Calibration of Beta/Gamma Contamination Monitors, based on NCRP Report 112, Chapter 7;
  3. Wipe test for integrity of sealed radioactive sources, including beta and gamma emitters, in conformance to the Laboratory's Protocol for Integrity Test of Sealed Radioactive Sources, based on ISO 9978:1992, Section 5.3;
  4. Evaluation of radioactive surface contamination for beta/gamma emitters, using methodology based on the protocol of ISO 7503-3:1996(E) and NCRP Report No.57, 1978, Section 3.2.5;
  5. Calibration of external beam radiotherapy equipment, including photon and electron beams from medical linear accelerators, in conformance to the HA Dosimetry Protocol 2010, Chapter 1: 'Protocol for Determination of Absorbed Dose in High-energy X-ray and Electron Beams Radiation Therapy', based on IAEA Technical Reports Series, No. 398;
  6. Calibration of superficial x-ray therapy units, in conformance to the HA Dosimetry Protocol 2010, Chapter 2: 'Protocol for Absorbed Dose in Superficial X-ray Beam Radiation Therapy, 1999', based on the IPEMB 1996 Code of Practice; and
  7. Calibration of radiotherapy sources and brachytherapy equipment, including remote after-loading treatment systems, using well-type ionization chambers, in conformance to the HA Dosimetry Protocol 2010, Chapter 3: 'Protocol for Determination of Reference Air Kerma Strength in Ir-192 High Dose Rate (HDR) Afterloading Brachytherapy', based on IAEA TECDOC 1274.
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7. University of Hong Kong

Address: Safety Office, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Telephone: 2859 2547
Fax: 2559 5557
e-mail address : rpuso@hku.hk
Certification Services Approval End Date: 03-09-2024
Radiological Measurements and Tests Approved
  1. Calibration tests and functional tests of gamma radiation survey meters, in conformance with the protocol of IAEA Safety Reports Series No. 16, 2000: ‘Calibration of Radiation Protection Monitoring Instruments’, Section 3.4.2.1.
  2. Calibration tests and functional tests of radiation surface contamination survey meters, in conformance with the protocol of IAEA Safety Reports Series No. 16, 2000:‘Calibration of Radiation Protection Monitoring Instruments’, Section 7.3.
  3. Wipe tests for checking Integrity of sealed radioactive sources, including alpha, beta and gamma emitters, in conformance with the protocol of ISO 9978:1992, Section 5.3, on ‘Wipe tests’ of sealed sources.
  4. Calibration tests and functional tests of radon detectors/monitors, in conformance with the protocol of U.S. EPA National Radon Proficiency Program Guidance on Quality Assurance No. EPA 402-R-95-012, 1997: Section 7 on ‘Calibration’, and U.S. EPA National Radon Proficiency Program Handbook No. EPA 402-R-95-013, 1996: Section 7 on ‘Radon Measurement Device Performance Tests’.
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Approved Certification Services only for Hospital Authority hospitals holding Radiation Board licences

1. Prince of Wales Hospital

Address: 30 Ngan Shing Street, Shatin, N.T.
Telephone: 3505 2110
Fax: 3505 4558
e-mail address : -
Certification Services Approval End Date: 27-09-2023
Radiological Measurements and Tests Approved
  1. Calibration and performance tests of gamma radiation monitors, in conformance with the Protocol described in Laboratory Quality Manual, Appendix 3, based on UK NPL Measurement Good Practice Guide No 14;
  2. Calibration and performance tests of surface contamination survey meters, in conformance with the Protocol described in Laboratory Quality Manual, Appendix 4, based on UK NPL Measurement Good Practice Guide No 14;
  3. Wipe test for integrity of sealed radioactive sources, in conformance with the Protocol described in Laboratory Quality Manual, Appendix 5, based on ISO 9978:1992, section 5.3;
  4. Calibration of external beam radiotherapy equipment, including medical linear accelerators and superficial x-ray therapy units, in conformance with the HA Dosimetry Protocol, Hong Kong Hospital Authority, 2010, Chapters 1 and 2, respectively based on IAEA Technical Reports Series No. 398, and IPEMB 1996 Code of Practice; and
  5. Calibration of radiotherapy sources and remote after-loading brachytherapy treatment systems, using well-type ionization chambers, in conformance with the HA Dosimetry Protocol, Hong Kong Hospital Authority, 2010, Chapter 3, based on IAEA TECDOC 1274.
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2. Princess Margaret Hospital

Address: Department of Oncology, Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon
Telephone: 2990 2507
Fax: -
Certification Services Approval End Date: 20-11-2022
Radiological Measurements and Tests Approved
  1. Calibration and functional test of gamma radiation monitors, in conformance with the Radiation Survey Meter Calibration Procedure, based on ISO 4037-2:1997;
  2. Calibration and functional tests of surface contamination monitors, in conformance with the Surface Contamination Monitor Test Procedure, based on NCRP Report No. 112, Chapter 7;
  3. Integrity tests of sealed radioactive sources (alpha, beta and gamma emitters), in conformance with the Leak Test Procedure, based on ISO 9978:1992, section 5.3; and
  4. Surface contamination measurements, in conformance with the Wipe Test Procedure, based on ISO 7503-1:1988.
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3. Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Address: Medical Physics Division, 30 Gascoigne Road, Kowloon
Telephone: 3506 5500
Fax: 3506 6654
Certification Services Approval End Date: 10-12-2020
Radiological Measurements and Tests Approved
  1. Calibration and performance tests of photon monitoring instrument, in conformance to the Laboratory’s Protocol for Test and Calibration of Gamma Radiation Monitors, based on NCRP Report No. 112, Chapter 4, and IAEA Safety Report Series 16, Chapter 4;
  2. Calibration and performance tests of surface contamination survey meters for beta/gamma radiation emitters, in conformance to the Laboratory’s Protocol for Test and Calibration of Beta/Gamma Contamination Monitors, based on NCRP Report No. 112, Chapter 7, and IAEA Safety Report Series 16, Chapter 7;
  3. Integrity tests of sealed radioactive sources, including beta and gamma emitters, in conformance to the Laboratory's Protocol for Integrity Test of Sealed Radioactive Sources, based on ISO 9978:1992, section 5.3.
  4. Surface contamination test, including beta and gamma emitters, in conformance to the Laboratory's Protocol for surface contamination test, based on ISO 7503 (2016).
  5. Calibration of radiotherapy sources and brachytherapy equipment, including remote after-loading treatment systems, using well-type ionization chambers, in conformance to the Laboratory's Protocol for Calibration of Radiotherapy Sources and Remote After-loading Systems, based on IAEA TECDOC 1274.
  6. Calibration of external beam radiotherapy equipment, including photon and electron beams from medical linear accelerators, in conformance to the Laboratory's Protocol for Calibration of Medical Linear Accelerators and Determination of Absorbed Dose in External Beam Radiotherapy, based on IAEA Technical Report No. 398.
  7. Calibration of external beam radiotherapy equipment, including photon beam from TomoTherapy System, in conformance to the Laboratory's Protocol for Calibration of TomoTherapy System and Determination of Absorbed Dose using TomoTherapy Photon Beam, in accordance with the dosimetry protocol issued by the Task Group-148 of the Joint Committee of IAEA and AAPM.
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4. Queen Mary Hospital

Address: Medical Physics Division, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Telephone: 2255 4377
Fax: -
Certification Services Approval End Date: 27-09-2023
Radiological Measurements and Tests Approved
  1. Calibration and functional tests of gamma radiation survey monitors and of surface contamination survey meters for alpha, beta and gamma emitters, using protocol and methodology based on ANSI N323A-1997: "Radiation Protection Instrumentation Test and Calibration;
  2. Wipe tests for integrity of sealed radioactive sources, including alpha, beta and gamma emitters, using protocol and methodology based on ISO 9978:1992, Section 5.3;
  3. Calibration of external beam radiotherapy equipment, including photon and electron beams from medical linear accelerators, in conformance with the HA Dosimetry Protocol 2010, Hong Kong Hospital Authority, Chapter 1, based on IAEA Technical Reports Series No. 398; and
  4. Calibration of radiotherapy sources and remote after-loading brachytherapy systems, using well-type ionization chambers, in conformance with the HA Dosimetry Protocol 2010, Hong Kong Hospital Authority, Chapter 3, based on IAEA TECDOC 1274.
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