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Radon

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Mar 5, 2019 ...Radon Radon is a radioactive gas found naturally in the environment. It is produced by the breakdown of uranium found in soil, rock or water. Radon is invisible, odourless and tasteless and emits ionizing radiation. On this page Health effects of radon Testing for radon in your home Reducing radon levels in your home About radon Materials to share or print

Radon - What You Need to Know

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May 7, 2019 ...Radon - What You Need to Know Download the alternative format (PDF format, 356 KB, 1 page) 2017 ISBN: 978-0-660-08393-3 Cat.: H129-75/2017E-PDF Pub.: 100484 Organization: Health Canada What is Radon? Radon is a radioactive gas that comes from uranium in the ground that can get into your home undetected. You can’t see it, smell it or taste it. All homes have

Radon - Another Reason to Quit

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Apr 26, 2019 ...Radon - Another Reason to Quit Download the alternative format (PDF format, 680 KB, 1 page) 2014 ISBN: 978-1-100-23622-3 Cat.: H128-1/11-648E-1E PDF Organization: Health Canada Figure 1: Lung Cancer Risk A smoker exposed to high levels of radon for a long period of time (years / decades) has a 1 in 3 risk of developing lung cancer. A smoker never exposed

What is radon?

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Feb 7, 2019 ...What is radon? With described video Transcript Video Gallery Transcript - What is radon? A house appears. The words “What is Radon?” are visible on the side of the house. Narrator: What is radon? Radon is an invisible radioactive gas that comes from the ground and is in every home in Canada. The camera moves to reveal the interior of the house, zooming

Guide for Radon Measurements in Public Buildings

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May 3, 2019 ...Guide for Radon Measurements in Public Buildings Workplaces, Schools, Day Cares, Hospitals, Care Facilities, Correctional Centres Download the alternative format (PDF format, 509 KB, 20 pages) 2016 Cat.: H128-1/08-544-1F-PDF Pub.: 150059 ISBN: 978-0-660-03036-4 Organization: Health Canada Acknowledgements Health Canada would like to thank the United States

Radon: Is it in your home? Information for Health Professionals

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May 7, 2019 ...Radon: Is it in your home? Information for Health Professionals Download the alternative format (PDF format, 420 KB, 6 page) April 2018 ISBN: 978-0-660-25828-7 Cat.: H128-1/08-554-4E-PDF Pub.: 170491 Organization: Health Canada Health Canada, the World Health Organization, the US Environmental Protection Agency, and many other respected international

Radon: What You Need to Know

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/environmental-workplace-health/reports-publications/environmental-contaminants/radon-what-you-need-know-health-canada-information-sheet.html

May 7, 2019 ...Radon: What You Need to Know Download the alternative format (PDF format, 486 KB, 4 page) 2007 ISBN: 978-0-662-46970-4 Cat. No.: H128-1/07-515E HC Pub.: 4928 Organization: Health Canada This information sheet provides information to homeowners on radon. It gives a short overview of the possible risks to your health, how radon gets into the home, how you can

Health-related video gallery

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Aug 15, 2019 ... products safely Frozen chicken products are often raw and can cause food poisoning. Get more safe cooking tips at Canada.ca/FoodSafety. Healthy living What is radon? Radon is an invisible radioactive gas that comes from the ground and is in every home in Canada. It's the #1 cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. You can't smell, taste or see radon. But it's easy

What is radon? - Described video

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Feb 7, 2019 ...What is radon? - Described video Transcript Video Gallery Transcript - What is radon? - Described video A house appears. The words “What is Radon?” are visible on the side of the house. Narrator: What is radon? Radon is an invisible radioactive gas that comes from the ground and is in every home in Canada. The camera moves to reveal the interior

Radiation and your health

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Jul 31, 2019 ... effects and ways to protect yourself from exposure. Radon Information on radon, its potential health risks and how to test for it in your home. Radiation-emitting devices and products Learn about the safe use of common products and devices that give off radiation. Also find out how radiation is used to diagnose and treat illness. National dosimetry services Access

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