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Understanding radiation

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

Jan 16, 2020 ...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. Services and information About radiation Sources of radiation, ionizing radiation, non-ionizing radiation, types of radiation. Health effects of radiation

About radiation: Sources of radiation, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation

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Nov 21, 2019 ...About radiation Radiation can be classified as ionizing or non-ionizing. Ionizing radiation has sufficient energy to remove electrons from atoms or molecules. Radiation that has enough energy to move or vibrate atoms, but not enough to remove electrons, is called non-ionizing radiation. On this page: Sources of radiation Ionizing radiation Non-ionizing

Radiation Protection Bureau

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/corporate/about-health-canada/branches-agencies/healthy-environments-consumer-safety-branch/environmental-radiation-health-sciences-directorate/radiation-protection-bureau.html

Jan 16, 2020 ...Radiation Protection Bureau The Radiation Protection Bureau is responsible for delivering Health Canada’s environmental and occupational radiation protection program. On this page: What we do Radiation Surveillance Division Radiation Health Assessment Division Nuclear Emergency Preparedness and Response Division National Dosimetry Services Federal

Ultraviolet radiation

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Oct 29, 2019 ...Ultraviolet radiation Ultraviolet (UV) radiation comes from natural sources (like the sun), and artificial sources (like black lights, welding equipment, lasers, and tanning equipment). On this page: Sunlight and radiation Electromagnetic radiation spectrum Types of UV radiation Factors that affect ultraviolet levels The ozone layer How the Government

Occupational radiation exposure and radiation regulations

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Sep 3, 2019 ...Occupational radiation exposure and radiation regulations Learn how Health Canada protects you against unsafe levels of radiation given off from some devices. Services and information About occupational exposure to radiation Health risks, background, minimizing risk, exposure pathways Radiation regulations Radiation Emitting Devices Act, Radiation Emitting

Environmental radiation

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Oct 29, 2019 ...Environmental radiation We are constantly exposed to small amounts of radiation from the environment as we carry out our normal daily activities. Environmental radiation comes from the sky, the earth, and the air we breathe and can be categorized as natural or artificial. On this page: Natural radioactive sources Artificial (or man-made) radioactive sources

Types and sources of radiation

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Oct 30, 2019 ...Types and sources of radiation Find information on the types of radiation that surrounds us. Services and information Electric and magnetic fields Power lines, appliances, electrical, exposure, health risks from power lines Noise (acoustical radiation) Health effects from noise, protection against unwanted noise, protect hearing, noise annoyance Ultraviolet

Federal Provincial Territorial Radiation Protection Committee

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Jan 16, 2020 ...Federal Provincial Territorial Radiation Protection Committee On this page About Partners and stakeholders Guidelines, statements and supported items Contact your federal provincial and territorial member About The Federal Provincial Territorial Radiation Protection Committee (FPTRPC) was created to advance the development and harmonization of practices

Radiation and your health

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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

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

Jan 2, 2020 ...Federal Provincial Territorial Radiation Protection Committee On this page About Partners and stakeholders Guidelines, statements and supported items Contact your federal provincial and territorial member About The Federal Provincial Territorial Radiation Protection Committee (FPTRPC) was created to advance the development and harmonization of practices

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