Report a Safety or Security Concern
NRC is dedicated to the protection of public health and safety. The evaluation of safety concerns from industry workers and other external stakeholders is an integral part of NRC’s efforts in accomplishing this mission. The staff, at all levels, is committed to a strong and effective Allegation Program.
Involving a nuclear facility or radioactive materials, including
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Including any concern involving a nuclear reactor, nuclear fuel facility, or radioactive materials.
You may send an e-mail to Allegations. However, because e-mail transmission may not be completely secure, if you are concerned about protecting your identity it is preferable that you contact us by phone or in person. You may contact any NRC employee (including a resident inspector) or call:
NRC's Toll-Free Safety Hotline:
Note: Calls to this number are not recorded between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. However, calls received outside these hours are answered by the Incident Response Operations Center on a recorded line.
Some materials and activities are regulated by Agreement States and States: Learn more about Non-Emergency Concerns Involving Agreement States and States.
Learn more about NRC's Response to Non-Emergency Safety Concerns.