Iowa’s radon program approves applications for persons who perform radon testing or mitigation and laboratories that provide radon testing devices.
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.
2018 Radon Stakeholders' Meeting Info
The 12th Annual State Radon Stakeholder’s Conference will be held Tuesday, March 6, 2018 in Des Moines, Iowa at the Airport Holiday Inn Conference Center and Continuing Education (CE) courses will be held on Monday March 5th.
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 (the 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 Des Moines, Iowa in March 2018!
Resources for applicants and certified individuals