Radiation Health

Under Alberta’s Radiation Protection Regulation certain designated radiation equipment in commercial, industrial, educational, research, correctional and entertainment 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 “Radiation Equipment” page to find out if your radiation equipment needs to be registered.

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:

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

Radiation Health Contact Information

To Register Radiation Equipment, Contact:


Registrar:  Karen Nelson

Registrar Direct Line : 587-273-1634

Phone : 1-866-223-9008

E-mail : radiation@aasp.ca

Radiation Health Contact Information:

Please email inquiries to radiation@aasp.ca


HEAD OFFICE : 1-866-223-9008

CEO/Founder : Carol L. Ross, CHSC   Executive Director : Jodi Stoddart

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