Working in partnership

Dental Directory has teamed up with Landauer Europe, a subsidiary or LANDAUER Inc., the worldleader in passive personal dosimetry services, who currently monitor more than 1.8 million people globally using their Luxel+ Optically Stimulated Luminescence (OSL) technology. The Luxel+ dosemeter measures exposure to X-radiation and is, therefore, suitable for the dental radiography environment. They ensure accurate and reliable personnel monitoring and precise dose measurements in any environment where there is potential exposure to ionising radiations. LANDAUER EUROPE provides radiation dosimetry services to hospitals, medical and dental practices, universities, national laboratories, and other industries in which radiation poses a potential threat to employees. The service includes the manufacture of various types of radiation detectors (OSL, TLD and CR-39), the distribution and collection of dosemeters to and from clients, the analysis, reporting and record keeping of personal doses. 

Approved dosimetry services

Landauer is a Health & Safety Executive Approved Dosimetry Service (ADS) for whole body, extremity and skin dose assessment and record keeping under the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17). In Ireland, their services are approved by the RPII in pursuance of S.I. 125/2000. Landauer operates in compliance with the requirements of ISO 17025:2005 and the specific requirements needed to satisfy the various laboratory and testing accreditations to operate dosimetry services in a diverse range of countries. Their quality manual, procedures and instructions are regularly reviewed and updated.

Kindly note that should you decide to avail of this service, your contract of purchase will be with Landauer Europe. Dental Directory does not stock any radiation monitoring dosemeters; these are sent directly by Landauer and for monitoring purposes, the radiation dosemeters are required to be returned directly back to Landauer Europe. The responsibility for these products, for feedback, queries and concerns lies with Landauer Europe; product returns will not be accepted by Dental Directory.

Key Features

The Landauer Service offer includes free of charge:

  • Reports and data storage
  • Participants name and staff number on badge face as required
  • Badge clip holders and replacements
  • Access to the Landauer web-based information and management system myLDR
  • UK based customer service centre
  • Re-analysis of OSL technology dosemeters
  • Detailed Dose Reports with ‘Hot Line’ notification of above limit results
  • Dynamic/Static exposure indicator – automatically reported with limit results

Online Account Management System

In addition to supplying personal dosimetry, Landauer provide access to their online account management system through myLDRmyLDR is a web based account management service that enables you, at no extra charge, to:

  • efficiently manage your entire dosimetry program online
  • give badged individuals access to their personal dose information
  • go paperless (opt out of receiving paper dosimetry reports).
  • Request for your login details by providing the required information on the Landauer Customer Form.