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Radon control in Canadian homes

https://nrc.canada.ca/en/stories/construction-innovation/radon-control-canadian-homes

Aug 30, 2019 ...Radon control in Canadian homes From: National Research Council Canada March 25, 2019 - Ottawa, Ontario Radon Diffusion Test Chamber and a test sample Since 2011, the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and Health Canada's National Radon Program have been working on a multi-year study to develop safe and cost-effective solutions to minimize the health

What is radon?

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/video/what-is-radon.html

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

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/environmental-workplace-health/reports-publications/radiation/guide-radon-measurements-public-buildings-schools-hospitals-care-facilities-detention-centres.html

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

What is radon? - Described video

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/video/what-is-radon-described-video.html

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

Radon - Another Reason to Quit

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/environmental-workplace-health/reports-publications/radiation/radon-another-reason-quit-fact-sheet-health-canada-2010.html

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

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

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/environmental-workplace-health/reports-publications/radiation/radon-is-it-in-you-home-information-health-professionals.html

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

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 ... federal nuclear emergency preparedness and response (such as training and maintaining plans and procedures for a coordinated federal response), and conducting radiation-related research. In addition, the Bureau educates Canadians and stakeholders on the health risks of radon and provides advice on ways Canadians can reduce their potential exposure. The Radiation

What you need to know about radon

https://www.canada.ca/en/department-national-defence/services/benefits-military/military-housing/radon.html

Dec 10, 2018 ...What you need to know about radon Radon is found in almost every house, but concentration levels vary from one house to another, even if they are similar and next door to each other. The Canadian Forces Housing Agency applies established Canadian guidelines to help manage indoor air quality in your home and takes action to reduce radon levels in your

Radon

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/science-research/reports-publications/science/radon.html

Jan 14, 2016 ...Radon Indoor Radon Characteristics in Canadian Arctic Regions Health Canada investigates the potential health effects to the Canadian population from exposure to indoor radon gas. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas generated by the decay of uranium bearing minerals in rocks and soils. Exposure to indoor radon has been identified as the second

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