Radiological Health

Radiological Health Program:


This program is responsible for:

  • Emergency response to radiation accidents
  • Registration and inspection of all facilities with radiation machines used in West Virginia
  • MQSA (mammography) inspections and accreditation
  • Provide technical assistance on radiological and radon issues
  • Provide public education and outreach on radiological and radon issues

 

Contacts


Director: Tera Patton

Phone: (304) 352-5033
Fax: (304) 558-0524
Email: Tera.E.Patton@wv.gov

 

Temporary Licensing Extension Waiver Expiration


Effective June 30, 2021, the grace period enacted due to the COVID Public Health Emergency (PHE) for existing licensees in the Asbestos, Lead, Clandestine Drug Laboratory Remediation (CDLR), and Radon programs, will end. Radiation, Toxics and Indoor Air (RTIA) Division will allow licensees to establish compliance with respective licensing rules between July 1, 2021, and September 30, 2021. Beginning October 1, 2021, RTIA will resume enforcement of all licensing and training regulations. Please contact the Division at 304-558-2981 if you have any questions or concerns.

 

Payments, Registration, & Renewal


Inspection Invoice Payments
Shielding plan review payments
Vendor Registration Renewal
Physicist Registration Renewal
Radiation Machine Facility Renewal

Search for Vendors and Medical Physicists registered in the State of West Virginia


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Radiological Health Related Links


EPA RADTOWN
Radiological technologist licensing
Radioactive Material General License Information
Federal Regulations For Radiation Machines: 21-CFR-1020
Report problems with medical radiation producing devices
NEXT Nationwide Evaluation of X-ray Trends
Radiation Protection | US EPA
NRC: Radiation Protection
ACR - Radiation Safety
NCRP - Radiation Exposure Data, Radiation Protection Guidelines
Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors
US FDA/CDRH: Radiological Health Program
Radioacive Waste Brokers
CRCPD Recommended Exposure Index Chart
Radiation Emergency Medical Management
Image Wisely
Radiological Health Program Guidelines
Shielding Plan/Scale Drawing
Notice To Employees
Personnel Dosimetry Services
Quality Management Program
Sentinel Event Alert Issue 47 Radiation Risks of Diagnostic Imaging
NRC 241
NRC Press Release Radioactive Materials
State of West Virginia Regulations: The Radiological Health Rule 64-CSR-23

 

Registration


Form 1R: Radiation Machine Registration
Form 1R: Radiation Machine Registration Supplement
Form 1SBB - Stereotactic Breast Biopsy Machine Registration Form
Form 1A: Therapy Machine or Accelerator Registration
Form 3PR: Registration of Services - Physicist
Form 3VR: Registration of services - Vendor
Form 1W: Radiological Waste Disposal Form

 

Nuclear Emergency Planning


West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management: Radiological Planning
Potassium Iodide Policy
Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) Monitoring Locations
Area Radiation Monitor Locations
EPZ Trend Graph