Radiation Health

Under Alberta's Radiation Protection Regulation certain designated radiation equipment in commercial, industrial, educational, research, entertainment and correctional facilities must be inspected and registered. The listed equipment includes Class 3b and Class 4 lasers and the following types of x-ray equipment, diagnostic, analytical, cabinet, industrial radiographic, irradiation, security and baggage inspection.

Registration Certificates

Registration Certificates for Radiation Emitting Devices will be issued by AASP - Radiation Health upon receipt of a completed application form and inspection of the equipment by an authorized Radiation Inspection Agency.

Refer to the "Does your Radiation Equipment Need to be Registered?" page. You must apply for registration before installing new equipment or operating existing equipment. Radiation equipment that is in transit or in storage and not capable of being energized does not require a registration certificate.

Registration Package

This Registration Package is required for Radiation Emitting Devices operated in the following types of facilities within the Province of Alberta:

  • Commerical
  • Correctional
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Educational
  • Entertainment
  • Government
  • Industrial Radiography
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Massage Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Research
  • Tattoo Removal

Registration Package Contents:

  1. Registration Package Coversheet
  1. Cover letter from Alberta Labour
  2. Background document on Registration of Designated Radiation Equipment
  3. Fee Schedule, Administrative Contacts and Access to Legislation
  4. Questions and Answers
  5. How to complete the Application for Registration
  6. Application for registration of Designated Equipment
  7. Authorized Radiation Protection Agencies
  8. List of Radiation Dosimetry Service Providers

To register radiation equipment, contact:

AASP - Radiation Health
Registrar Direct Line: 587-273-1634
Registrar Cell: 403-392-5981

Phone: 1-866-223-9008
E-mail: radiationhealth@safetypartnershipsaasp.com

Investigation Forms

Please phone or email for more information.