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Radon: About

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

Dec 24, 2019 ...Radon: About About radon Health effects Testing your home Reducing levels in your home Radon is a radioactive gas that comes from the breakdown of uranium in soil and rock. It is invisible, odourless and tasteless. When radon is released from the ground into the outdoor air, it is diluted and is not a concern. However, in enclosed spaces, like homes, it can

Radon in real estate

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Dec 20, 2019 ...Radon in real estate Download the alternative format (PDF format, 750 KB, 1 pages) Organization: Health Canada Published: 2019-12-18 Radon — an invisible radioactive gas produced by the breakdown of uranium in the ground —is found in every home in Canada. Radon is the #1 cause of lung cancer for non-smokers, testing is the only way to know if the home has

Radon - What You Need to Know

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

Jan 17, 2020 ...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 are Health Risks? Radon exposure is the number one cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. 16% of lung cancers are estimated to be from radon exposure, resulting more than

Radon gas is in your home

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Jan 8, 2020 ...Radon Gas is in Your Home Download the alternative format (PDF format, 743 KB, 1 page) Organization: Health Canada Published: 2019-12-18 Radon is the #1 cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. TEST to find out if you have an unsafe level. Step 1: Order Order a long-term radon test from www.takeactiononradon.ca Step 2: Test Follow the instructions provided

Radon: What you need to know

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Radon: Health effects

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Sep 3, 2019 ...Radon: Health effects About radon Health effects Testing your home Reducing levels in your home Radon is the #1 cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. Exposure to high levels of radon in indoor air results in an increased risk of developing lung cancer. The risk of cancer depends on the level of radon and how long a person is exposed to those levels. Exposure

Radon: What you need to know - Described video

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Radon: Testing your home

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/health-risks-safety/radiation/radon/testing-your-home.html

Sep 3, 2019 ...Radon: Testing your home About radon Health effects Testing your home Reducing levels in your home There are two options for testing a house for radon: Purchase a do-it-yourself radon test kit Hire a radon measurement professional If you choose to purchase a do-it-yourself radon test kit, make sure you follow the instructions provided on how to set up

Take Action on Radon

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Sep 5, 2019 ...Take Action on Radon This is one health risk that is easily preventable. Plan to be here, protect your family and improve your long term health. Plan to take action on radon. Follow: Facebook Twitter Radon is the #1 cause of lung cancer in non-smokers Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking. More than 3000 people die from radon

Radon: Reducing levels in your home

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Sep 3, 2019 ...Radon: Reducing levels in your home About radon Health effects Testing your home Reducing levels in your home If your radon test result is above the Canadian guideline of 200 Bq/m3 you should hire a certified radon professional to determine the best and most cost effective way to reduce the radon level in your home. Techniques to lower radon levels

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