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Radiation Protection Services

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Licensing and Registration E-mail:

Operations E-mail:

Phone: 971-673-0490
FAX: 971-673-0553
TTY: 711


1-800-452-0311, 24 hours a day
In Salem: 503-378-6377

Government Agencies (Fire, Police)
Call Oregon Emergency Response System (OERS)

Radiation Protection Services
800 NE Oregon St, Suite 640
Portland, OR 97232

Hours of Operation
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
On call 24/7


About Us

Radiation Protection Services promotes the health and safety of the people in Oregon by working to protect them from unnecessary exposure to radiation. Radiation exposure can come from a variety of sources including X-ray equipment, radioactive materials, tanning beds and other radiation-generating devices.


Enhance the quality of life of all people in Oregon by maintaining a high level of responsiveness to our customers while protecting them from unnecessary radiation.


Promote the health and safety of the people in Oregon by protecting them from unnecessary radiation exposure.


  • Establish, adopt, and maintain radiation protection standards for X-ray equipment and other radiation monitoring devices, radioactive materials and tanning beds
  • Provide technical assistance to users of radioactive materials and radiation-emitting devices
  • Conduct environmental radiological surveillance
  • Assure that local emergency response systems have trained first responders and calibrated radiation detection equipment
  • Provide 24-hour, 365-day on-call staff to respond to radiological emergencies and follow-up investigations
  • Provide information to educate the public and occupational groups on radiation hazards and methods for exposure reduction​

Radiation Protection Services is part of the Center for Health Protection.  Search the Public Health Program Directory to see all programs in the Oregon Public Health Division.