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Radiation and your health

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

Oct 28, 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

Oct 21, 2019 ... risk in school environments. On this page: Wi-Fi equipment Health risks of Wi-Fi Minimizing your exposure The Government of Canada's role More information Wi-Fi equipment Wi-Fi is a technology that allows devices such as computers, smart phones, and video game consoles to communicate data wirelessly. It is often used to link home computers and tablets

Understanding radiation

Oct 15, 2019 ..., Territorial Radiation Protection Committee (FPTRPC) About, mission, mandate, roles of delegates, FPTRPC 3 year business plan (2017 - 2020), partners and stakeholders, guidelines, statements, supported items, contact your FPTRPC member. Contributors Health Canada Report a problem or mistake on this page Please select all that apply: A link, button or video

CNSC Videos - Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

Nov 12, 2019 ... a radioactive material called Americium-241 to detect smoke in the air. They are safe and do not pose any health risk to you or your family. The CNSC licenses the Canadian companies that design and produce smoke detectors. Did you know that your computer, your alarm clock and all other electric appliances in your home could be powered by nuclear technology? Fifteen

Compact flourescent lamps: Everyday things that emit radiation

Oct 21, 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

Ultraviolet radiation

Oct 29, 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

Videos - Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

Nov 12, 2019 ... The CNSC launched its Independent Environmental Monitoring Program to verify that public health and the environment around licensed nuclear facilities are safe. Find out how it works. Nuclear in your neighbourhood Discover how the CNSC makes sure that nuclear activities, and the facilities where they take place, are safe for Canadians and the environment. Nuclear

CNSC Videos - Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

Nov 12, 2019 ...CNSC Videos Portable Nuclear Gauges Download MP4 format 3 minutes 42 seconds Download Webm format 3 minutes 42 seconds The video “Stay safe working with portable nuclear gauges” contains guidelines on how to use, transport, and store portable gauges safely. It explains how to measure and record your exposure to radiation, how to identify your gauge

Hand-held lasers and laser pointers: Everyday things that emit radiation

Oct 21, 2019 ... of Radiation." The light beam from a laser is a condensed source of light, usually in the form of a small narrow beam. A simple hand-held laser pointer can be more than a million times brighter than the average 100-watt light bulb in your home. Battery powered hand-held lasers may resemble pens or flashlights. These are most commonly used to point at objects

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