The Institute of Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN) is the
French public expert in research and expertise on nuclear and
radiological risks. It brings together more than 1,500 specialists:
engineers, researchers, doctors, agronomists, veterinarians and
technicians who are expert in the fields of nuclear safety and
radiation protection. The IRSN dosimetry Laboratory is the French leader
in the field of passive dosimetry.
For more than 50 years, the Laboratory has carried out dosimetric monitoring of workers in areas as diverse as the nuclear and non-nuclear industry, the medical sector, research and teaching laboratories, national defense, aeronautics and Space. The Laboratory is certified ISO 9001: 2008 for all its activities, which guarantees the quality of the processes set up to meet its customers needs. In addition, the French Accreditation Committee (COFRAC) recognized the technical expertise of the Laboratory for measurements (reference n ° 1-5031 – specifics are available on the website www.cofrac.fr)