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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Title 180 NAC Nebraska Regulations f​or "Control of Radiation"

Title 180 NAC is created based the on Radiation Control Act (Neb. Rev. Stat.§§71-3501-3520) and in conjunction with Suggested State Regulations from the Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (CRCPD), industry standards, and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requirements. 

​Specific Chapter Application​​

See the following chapters for:

  • Radioactive Materials Licensees: 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 22, & 24
  • General Licensees: 1, 3, 4, 10, 13, & 18
  • X-ray Registrants: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 15, 16, 18, & 20
  • Veterinary Registrants: 1, 2, 4, 6, 10, 15, & 18



180 NAC 1
General Provisions  (Effective 06/15/2021)
180 NAC 2 Registration of Radiation Generating Equipment Facilities and Services (Effective 10/20/2020)
180 NAC 3
Licensing of Radioactive Material  (Effective 06/15/2021)
180 NAC 4 Standards for Protection Against Radiation  (Effective 06/07/2021)
180 NAC 5 Radiation Safety Requirements for Industrial Radiographic Operations
(Effective 11/01/2020)
180 NAC 6Diagnostic X-rays Other Than Dental Radiation Generating Equipment in the Healing Arts  (Effective 11/04/2020)
180 NAC 7 Medical Use of Radioactive Material  (Effective 11/3/2020)
180 NAC 8Radiation Safety Requirements for Analytical X-ray Equipment  (Effective 06/26/2021)
180 NAC 9 Radiation Safety  Requirements for Non Human Use Particle Accelerators
(Effective 06/26/2021)
180 NAC 10Notices, Instructions and Reports to Workers: Inspections  (Effective 06/26/2021)
180 NAC 11Requirements for Radon and Radon Progeny Measurements General Provisions
(Effective 1/28/2007)
180 NAC 12Licensing Requirements for Management of Radioactive Waste  (Repealed 09/19/2020)
180 NAC 13Transportation of Radioactive Material  (Effective 11/2/2022)
180 NAC 14 Radiation Safety Requirements for Well Logging and Subsurface Tracer Studies
​(Effective 06/26/2021)
180 NAC 15Training and Experience Requirements for Use of Radiation Sources (Effective 11/25/2020)
180 NAC 16Licensure of Persons Performing Medical Radiography (Moved to 172 NAC 93)
180 NAC 17 Enforcement of Radiation Control Act and Rights to Hearing Procedures for Licensees and Registrants; Penalties (Repealed 09/19/2020)
180 NAC 18Fees for Certificates of Registration, Radioactive Material(s) Licenses, Environmental Surveillance, Emergency Response and Other Regulatory Services  (Effective 7/11/2009)
180 NAC 19Licenses and Radiation Safety Requirements for Irradiators (Effective 06/26/2021)
180 NAC 20Therapeutic Radiation Machines for Human Use  (Effective 11/21/2020)
180 NAC 21Dental Radiographic Equipment  (Repealed 11/4/2020)
180 NAC 22Shipment of High Level Radioactive or Transuranic Waste  (Effective 11/25/2020)
180 NAC 23Fluoroscopic Education and Training for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists
(Effective 11/25/2020)
180 NAC 24Physical Protection of Radioactive Material (Effective 11/2/2022)

Regulatory Guide​s

Regulatory Guides describe acceptable methods of implementing specific parts of the regulations. Comments and suggestions for improvements in these Regulatory Guides are encouraged at all times and they will be revised, as appropriate, to accommodate comments and to reflect new information or experience.​

​Go to Regulatory Guides​


Application Forms, Attestations, Notices, & Reports.

For more information about a specific application (NRH 4, NRH-5, NRH-5A, NRH-7, NRH-7A, NRH-9 or NRH-21),
feel free to contact the Office of Radiological Health.​​

Go to Forms​​

Notices & Summaries

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) publishes information notices to provide information regarding safety, safeguards, or environmental issues. The notices bring significant, recently identified safety, security, or environmental information to the attention of licensees. NRC expects licensees to review the information for applicability to their facilities and consider appropriate actions to avoid similar problems.

Regulatory issue summaries (a new product) are used to (1) document NRC endorsement of the resolution of issues addressed by industry-sponsored initiatives, (2) solicit voluntary licensee participation in staff-sponsored pilot programs, (3) inform licensee of opportunities for regulatory relief, (4) announce staff technical or policy positions not previously communicated to industry or not broadly understood, and (5) address matters previously reserved for administrative letters.​

Go to Notices & Summaries

​These Notices and Summaries can also be accessed at the NRC Generic Communications site.


The following manual serves as a guide and provides examples for the conduct of proceeding under the Radiation Control Act, the administrative procedures of the Department and the Formal Hearing Procedures of the Department of Health and Human Services, for the issuing, denying, renewing, transferring, amending, suspending, revoking of any license, registration or certification of persons to use radiation sources and for determining compliance with or granting of exemptions from Department rule, order, or condition of license or certification of persons; for assessing administrative penalties; and for determining content of other Department orders.