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).
License forms, WISREGS and other related documents can be downloaded from this website. The Wisconsin Regulatory Guidelines are the best source on information regarding 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
- Information Notices and Regulatory Issue Summaries
- Increased Controls Licensees webpage - New Weblinks
- Related Links - Informational Sites - for further information call the Wisconsin Radiation Protection Section, 608-267-4789
- Information on the State of Wisconsin Agreement State History
Chapter DHS 157 (PDF, 1.5 MB) , WI Administrative Code details the licensing requirements and fees. DHS 157 is divided into 15 subchapters. The following is 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, Chapter DHS 157, WISREGs and all posters and forms can be mailed to you. Contact the Radiation Protection Section at:
Wisconsin Division of Public Health
Radiation Protection Section
Attn: Radioactive Materials Program
P.O. Box 2659
Madison, WI 53701-2659