Iowa’s radon program approves applications for persons who perform radon testing or mitigation and laboratories that provide radon testing devices.
Review the appropriate Guide below for the requirements for the qualifications for application and certification and the documents that must uploaded or submitted with your application. The requirements and content of the documents are different for each of the certifications so please read the Guide(s) carefully:
Application for Certification, Certification Renwal and Account Management
To apply for certification, renew your certification or manage/update your account, follow the below link to the department's new Regulatory Programs Radon webpage: www.idph.iowa.gov/regulatory-programs/radon
Detailed instructions for creating an account, applying for certrtification, renewing your certification and managing/updating your account are available on the website above.
If you do not have access to a computer or internet please call (515) 281-4928 for assistance.
Iowa Code and Administrative Code References
For radon professional certification and continuing education (CE), the Iowa Department of Public Health recognizes courses from the National Radon Proficiency Program (NRPP) and the National Radon Safety Board (NRSB).
Classroom training for measurement and mitigation in Iowa is done by the Midwest Universities Radon Consortium (MURC) out of the University of Minnesota. Classes are normally held in April and October for both measurement and mitigation. To view a class schedule or register visit their website, https://cceevents.umn.edu/radon-training-courses or call 800-843-8636. MURC will periodically provide classes in Iowa or surrounding states that qualify for CE credit towards certification renewal. Check their website for class announcements.
If you have a question about acceptable training courses, please contact IDPH at 515-281-4928.
2019 Radon Stakeholders' Meeting Info
The 13th Annual State Radon Stakeholder’s Conference will be held in Missouri. Additional information will be posted when available.
This meeting is being held at no cost for all those that have a stake in protecting the public from unnecessary exposure to radon in their homes, schools and businesses. It is the intent of U.S. EPA Region 7 and its partners; the Iowa Department of Public Health, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, and the Heartland Chapter of AARST (American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists) to bring interested stakeholders together to discuss common issues, provide insight into the future, understand radon issues from other perspectives, share, educate and network. Attendees will qualify for continuing education credit in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska and for NRPP and NRSB.
We hope to see you in Missouri in 2019!
Resources for applicants and certified individuals