Section 254.365 of the Wisconsin Statutes requires that any person who possesses, uses, manufactures, transports, stores or transfers radioactive materials in Wisconsin must have a radioactive materials license. Effective August 11, 2003, the Department of Health Services licenses and inspects byproduct, source, special nuclear, naturally occurring and accelerator-produced radioactive materials in Wisconsin (unless exempted).
WISREGS, Licenses, and Notices
License forms, WISREGS and other related documents can be downloaded from this website. The Wisconsin Regulatory Guidelines are the best source of information about the licensing of radioactive materials.
- Wisconsin Regulatory Guidelines (WISREGS)
- Specific Licenses - New, Renewal or Amendment Application Forms
- General Licenses - General License device requirements are detailed in DHS 157.11. DHS 157.12 requires registration of certain generally licensed devices and an annual fee.
- Radioactive Materials Program Staff Contacts
- Forms and Posters
- Information Notices and Regulatory Issue Summaries
- Related Link to Informational Sites. For more information, call the Wisconsin Radiation Protection Section, 608-267-4789.
- Information on the State of Wisconsin Agreement State History
DHS 157 (PDF, 1.5 MB) , Wisconsin Administrative Code, details the licensing requirements and fees. DHS 157 is divided into 15 subchapters. The following table provides a list of DHS 157 subchapters relating to the regulation of radioactive materials.
|II||Licensing||X||Notices/Reports to Workers|
|VI||Medical Use of Radioactive Material||XV||Registration|
Wisconsin Statutes, DHS 157, WISREGs and all posters and forms can be mailed to you. Contact the Radiation Protection Section at:
Division of Public Health
Radiation Protection Section
Attn: Radioactive Materials Program
P.O. Box 2659
Madison, WI 53701-2659