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Report a Safety or Security Concern

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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.
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Emergency

Involving a nuclear facility or radioactive materials, including

  • Any accident involving a nuclear reactor, nuclear fuel facility, or radioactive materials,
    or

  • Lost or damaged radioactive materials,
    or

  • Any threat, theft, smuggling, vandalism, or terrorist activity involving a nuclear facility or radioactive materials.

Call NRC's 24-Hour
Headquarters Operations Center:
(301) 816-5100

We accept collect calls.
Note: Calls to this number are recorded.

Learn more about NRC's Emergency Response Activities.

 

Non-Emergency

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:
(800) 695-7403

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.

Page Last Reviewed/Updated Thursday, October 17, 2013