Radiation Control Program (RCP)

We protect the health and safety of the Commonwealth from the harmful effects of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation.

Contact Us


250 Washington St., 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02108


Main number (617) 624-5757
RCP emergency number (508) 820-2121

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Who we serve

RCP staff address a range of issues associated with radioactive materials including the regulation of specific radioactive sources, x-ray technology, nuclear medicine, mammography, professional training and licensure for radiologic technologists, laser registration, and more.

The Nuclear Incident Advisory Team (NIAT) routinely trains and is available to respond to radioactive material events such as Nuclear power plant emergencies. RCP staff also work with other Bureau of Climate and Environmental Health Programs to carry out environmental monitoring activities and with local boards of health to regulate conditions related to the use of UV light in tanning facilities.

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