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The Radiation Control Laboratory of SHANECO Siberia


The Radiation Control Laboratory is GOST ISO / IEC 17025-2009 certified. It also has a sanitary and epidemiological certificate from Rostrebnadzor (The Russian Federal Supervision Service for Consumer Rights and Human Welfare) confirming compliance of laboratory conditions for handling sources of ionising radiation with state sanitary and epidemiological regulations.

The laboratory is fully equipped with measuring equipment, vehicles, a portable laboratory unit and other necessary facilities.

The laboratory has its own regional data base on radiation conditions and natural and technogenic abnormalities in the Krasnoyarsk region, and the republics of Khakasia and Tyva.

Laboratory personnel have a Group A authorisation and state security clearance.


SHANECO Siberia is represented by a highly qualified team of specialists in geology, hydrogeology, nuclear physics, radiogeochemistry, ecology (including radiation ecology), with considerable practical experience of working at industrial facilities in various regions of Russia. The leading experts of the office sit on the Krasnoyarsk regional Scientific and Technical Council on Natural Resource Management, Nuclear Energy and Radiation Safety and on the Radiation Commission of the Krasnoyarsk regional administration.

The Radiation Control Laboratory offers the following services:

  • Comprehensive assessment of radiological settings at residential, industrial and recreational areas, natural and technogenically disturbed landscapes;
  • Radiological classification of existing and proposed mining, concentration, oil producing and refining facilities;
  • Forecast of radiation exposure levels for the whole lifecycle of a facility: design, pre-construction, construction and operation;
  • Environmental radiological monitoring;
  • Radiation control and health assessments of:
    • Land plots for construction of residential, public and production buildings and structures of any hazard class;
    • Residential, public and production buildings and structures after construction, reconstruction or renovations;
    • Areas within the area of influence of radiologically hazardous civil and military facilities;
    • Minerals and surrounding rocks within the mine allotment;
    • Construction materials and their feedstocks;
    • Production waste used in production of construction materials and products;
    • Quality of surface and ground water used for potable and domestic purposes;
    • Ferrous and non-ferrous scrap.
  • Assessment of physical hazards at workplaces, in production, residential and public buildings;
  • Design materials for rehabilitation of areas contaminated with technogenic and naturally occurring radionuclides; construction supervision during rehabilitation;
  • Development of design documentation sections: the national format environmental impact assessment and environmental protection measures, and the international format environmental and social impact assessment.

A detailed list of analysed facilities and parameters, as well as types of investigations and permits, are specified in the appendix to the accreditation certificate of the Radiation Control Laboratory.