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Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Coordination
Radiation Safety Division (RSD)
United States Department of Agriculture


Prior to May 2013, the Radiation Safety Division maintained a complex set of Permit application forms. The current database now enables USDA employees to submit a Permit request directly, using the database, without completing any paper application forms.

The following forms may still be used and are often helpful:

In addition, the dosimetry form is still used. Dosimetry badges are required for irradiator and nuclear gauge users and may be recommended for some other applications. Area monitors are required for x-ray equipment users. To add or change dosimetry, submit the following: