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Health Physics Support, through an agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy (U.S. DOE), and in cooperation with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA), provides health physics technical assistance, assessment and surveillance at U.S. DOE's Mound, Fernald and Portsmouth facilities.  Technical Support evaluates the cleanup activities to ensure these sites meet Ohio Revised Code (ORC) 3748 requirements.

Through a grant from the U.S. DOE through the Ohio EPA, staff provides health physics technical assistance for the cleanup of radioactive materials at Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP) sites.  Technical Support evaluates the cleanup activities to ensure these sites meet ORC 3748 requirements.

A comprehensive list of historical radiological sites in Ohio may be found here:

Historical Radiological Sites in Ohio

Health Physics Support staff inspects and tracks all transuranics and high-level radioactive waste shipments across the state.  Staff members attend public meetings to provide radiological health information to the public relating to the decommissioning or surveying of sites in Ohio.

Mailing Address:
Ohio Department of Health
Bureau of Environmental Health and Radiation Protection
Health Physics Support 
246 N High St.
Columbus, OH 43215

Telephone: (614) 644-2727
Fax: (614) 466-0381

Last Updated: 5/08/2018