Dental OPG X-Ray Unit Compliance Test

OPG x-ray units registered in Western Australia must undergo compliance testing once every 3 years. This is a requirement under the Radiation Safety Act (WA) 1975.

We test all brands of OPG x-ray units including Carestream, Planmeca, Sirona, Acteon, KaVo and more.

Included in this category are 2D panoramic units, cephalometric units and combined panoramic/cephalometric systems.

What is included

Our convenient and affordable compliance testing service includes everything that you need to meet the regulatory requirements.

  • Attendance of a medical physicist to your clinic at the agreed time to conduct the testing.
  • Review of the test results by a Qualified Expert.
  • Submission of all certificates/notices and documentation to the WA Radiological Council on your behalf.
  • Proof of certification – Physical and electronic certificate and test report sent to you.
  • Reminders when the unit is next due for compliance testing.

Price

The total price for a compliance assessment is $280 + GST for an OPG unit.

A discount of 20% off the total price applies when 2 or more compliance tests are booked for the same session.

Duration

Compliance testing of an OPG x-ray unit takes around 1 hour and 15 minutes on average. However, please allow up to 1 hour and 30 minutes per unit to ensure that testing can be completed.

Please allow 24 hours for the issuance of a certificate of compliance / notice and test reports.

Compliance assessments

We evaluate the following aspects of equipment safety and performance in accordance with the criteria set by the WA Radiological Council.

  • X-Ray Beam Size, Alignment and Source to Skin Distance
  • Tube Voltage Accuracy
  • Timer Accuracy
  • Radiation Output and Output Linearity
  • Reproducibility
  • Half Value Layer
  • Tube Housing Assembly Leakage

Make a booking

Please contact us to book the compliance testing of your OPG x-ray equipment today.