Transport QA & Safety

NNL provides a professional transport service focused on delivery, safety and quality. We work in partnership with customers from initial contact, transport of samples and throughout the analysis and final reporting.

Transport Service

NNL owns a number of approved Type A packages and a Croft IP3 container that can be used for transport of higher activity radioactive samples.

We use a dedicated, secure Class 7 courier service for Excepted, Type-A and Industrial Packages. The company is ISO 9001 and 14001 accredited Quality and Environmental Management System.


NNL is very proud to have won the RoSPA Research and Development Industry Sector Award 2011. This shows our commitment to continual improvement in safety as well as our successful track record. This is the 7th time we have won this award in 8 years.

Quality Assurance and Control

M&A Laboratories at Preston are accredited to ISO17025 (UKAS) for both radiochemical and analytical analysis. For more details of our schedule of accreditation, please visit the UKAS website by clicking this link (PDF).

Quality aspects are controlled throughout the analytical process. This includes the analysis of blanks, duplicates and quality controls. We also participate in quality assurance schemes including NPL and AQUACHECK.

NNL also operates a company-wide quality system to the requirements of BS EN ISO 9001: 2008, which has been assessed by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance.



Transport QA Safety