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Radiation and your health

https://www.canada.ca/en/services/health/health-risks-safety/radiation.html

Sep 4, 2019 ...Radiation and your health Information on radiation, its uses, health effects and safety standards. Most requested Radiation safety codes Radiation guidelines Contributors Health Canada Transport Canada Public Safety Canada Global Affairs Canada Natural Resources Canada Royal Canadian Mounted Police Canadian Food Inspection Agency National Research Council

Everyday things that emit radiation

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Sep 4, 2019 ..., radiation exposure to electrical appliances, reduce your risk. Wi-Fi Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi equipment, health risks of Wi-Fi, Minimizing your exposure, Wi-Fi in schools. Compact fluorescent lamps CFL, compact fluorescent lamps, energy efficient bulbs, clean up a broken bulb safely, radiation from compact fluorescent lamps. Wind turbines Wind energy, turbines, turbine noise

Wi-Fi equipment: Everyday things that emit radiation

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Sep 3, 2019 ...Wi-Fi equipment Wi-Fi is the second most prevalent form of wireless technology in Canada next to cell phones. The technology allows devices such as computers, smart phones, and video game consoles to communicate data wirelessly. Some people are concerned that radiation from Wi-Fi equipment could cause health problems and that children may be at particular

Understanding radiation

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Sep 5, 2019 ...Understanding radiation Radiation is energy that comes from a source and travels through material or space. Every day, Canadians come in contact with radiation in both their living and work environments. Contributors Health Canada Services and information About radiation Sources of radiation, ionizing radiation, non-ionizing radiation, types of radiation

Ultraviolet radiation

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/health-risks-safety/radiation/types-sources/ultraviolet.html

Sep 3, 2019 ...) includes radiowaves, microwaves, infrared radiation, visible light, ultraviolet radiation, X-rays, and gamma rays. Depending on its wavelength, different types of solar radiation do different things: Infrared radiation makes us feel the warmth of the sun. Visible light allows us to see the world around us. Ultraviolet radiation affects our health. Electromagnetic

About occupational radiation exposure

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Sep 3, 2019 ... be achieved. Dosimeters are inexpensive and most employers supply them to workers exposed to radiation. In some jurisdictions dosimeters are required. A dosimeter will allow you monitor your exposure to radiation on a regular basis and will help occupational health specialists assess the risk in case of accidental exposure. If you are pregnant, or thinking about

Federal Provincial Territorial Radiation Protection Committee

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Sep 3, 2019 ... of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development U.S. Department of Energy U.S. Environmental Protection Agency U.S. Food and Drug Administration U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission World Health Organization Contact your Federal Provincial and Territorial Member List of members directly responsible for radiation protection within their respective jurisdictions

Compact flourescent lamps: Everyday things that emit radiation

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/health-risks-safety/radiation/everyday-things-emit-radiation/compact-flourescent-lamps.html

Sep 3, 2019 ... of household hazardous waste depots or pick-up. Do not dispose of the waste in your household trash. For further information on disposal, please contact Environment and Climate Change Canada. Wash your hands after storing and disposing of waste. Government of Canada's role Health Canada has studied UV radiation and EMF emission levels from CFLs. The study determined

Federal Provincial Territorial Radiation Protection Committee

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/health-risks-safety/radiation/occupational-exposure-regulations/federal-provincial-territorial-radiation-protection-committee.html

Sep 5, 2019 ... of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development U.S. Department of Energy U.S. Environmental Protection Agency U.S. Food and Drug Administration U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission World Health Organization Contact your Federal Provincial and Territorial Member List of members directly responsible for radiation protection within their respective jurisdictions

Medical uses of radiation

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/health-risks-safety/radiation/medical.html

Sep 3, 2019 ... are ultrasounds, regulation of ultrasound equipment, importing ultrasound equipment, selling ultrasound equipment Mammography What is a mammogram, breast cancer, early detection, radiation exposure, screening for breast cancer, regulation of mammography equipment, radiation exposure, minimize your risk Medical x-rays Exposure to X-rays, X-rays and pregnancy, working near

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