Radiation Detection

Fast, Accurate, & Quality Calibrations

ALARA provides ISO 17025 accredited, CNSC compliant, and fast turnaround calibrations for
radiation detection equipment

For All Calibrations, Please Complete & Include This Form With Your Meter
  • Send Us Your Survey Meter
  • We’ll Calibrate It
  • And we’ll send it back to you within 2-3 business days

ISO 17025 Accredited Calibrations

ALARA is ISO/IEC 17025 accredited in the field of calibration by American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA). This accreditation ensures the quality, reliability, and accuracy of our calibration services.

CNSC Compliant

Compliant with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) “REGDOC-1.6.1 Appendix Z: Regulatory Expectations for Calibration of Survey Meters”

Fast Turnaround

When a survey meter arrivers, it is our goal to have it calibrated and on its way back within 3 – 5 business days!


Our technicians have decades of experience repairing and servicing radiation instruments. Repair costs and timeframe depends on the extent of the repair, contact us for more info.

If your instrument needs repair, just indicate “Service Required” on the Calibration & Repair form

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get my meter calibrated?

ALARA’s turnaround time is 3 – 5 business days, not including shipping time.

How long is a calibration valid for?

Calibrations are valid for 12 months

Does ALARA have a rush calibration service?

Yes! For an additional fee, we will prioritize and calibrate your meter as soon as possible. Contact us to arrange a rush calibration

Can I get a loaner while my meter is being calibrated?

Yes! If requested, we offer loaner meters equivalent or comparable to your meter while it is away for calibration. Contact us if you would like to make arrangements for a loaner

Where do I send my radiation meter for calibration?

Our calibration facility is located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada at the following address:

ALARA Consultants Inc.
9524 – 27 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T6N 1B2

What type of equipment does ALARA calibrate?

We calibrate a wide range of radiation detection equipment and instrumentation including gieger counters, radiation monitors, contamination meters, survey meters, area monitors, NORM meters, x-ray meters, etc. Contact us to ask if we can calibrate your instrument.

How much does calibration cost?

The cost of calibration depends on the make, model, and number of detectors/probes. Contact us and request a quote.