Radioactive Materials Program

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/Notices

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.

Chapter DHS 157 (PDF, 717 KB), 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.

Subchapter

Topic

Subchapter

Topic

I

General VII Irradiators

II

Licensing X Notices/Reports to Workers

III

Radiation Protection XI Inspection

IV

Industrial Radiography XII Enforcement

V

Well logging XIII Transportation

VI

Medical Use of Radioactive Material XV Registration

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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

Phone: 608-267-4789
Fax: 608-267-3695

 

Last Revised: December 29, 2014