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Environment and workplace health consultations

Jun 28, 2019 ... Noise Radiation Radon Water Quality Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System Find more information on the departmental consultation activities. Air Quality Health Canada seeks to address the risk to health posed by indoor and outdoor air pollutants. Comments should be forwarded to the Air Quality Divisions. For our records, and in order to contact you

New editions of Alberta Building and Fire Codes now available

Aug 30, 2019 ... during construction of six-storey wood buildings based entirely on the upcoming NBC 2015 and NFC 2015; new building requirements to protect against radon gas; and energy efficiency requirements for housing and small buildings. The Alberta Fire Code complements the Alberta Building Code and sets out the technical provisions regulating: activities related

Government of Canada Radon Guideline

Nov 24, 2009 ...Government of Canada Radon Guideline Did you know? The Canadian guideline for radon is 200 becquerels per cubic metre. If the radon level is found to be high, it can be fixed. Health Canada collaborated with the Federal Provincial Territorial Radiation Protection Committee (FPTRPC) to review the health risk from exposure to radon. The risk assessment

Housing research summary for 2017

May 30, 2019 ... rates Radon control in Canadian homes Testing the removal of formaldehyde by wall and ceiling panels Climate change Climate-Resilient Buildings and Core Public Infrastructure initiative Updating code climatic data and loads Improving the durability of building systems and materials Protecting homes from wildland fire Improving flood resilience Preventing

Radon | the lung association

...Return to Air Quality Radon At Home At Work At School Scents Carbon Monoxide Radon Radon Radon and your health Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in Canada. Radon exposure is estimated to be the cause of 16% of lung cancers. Radon decays quickly, giving off tiny radioactive particles. When inhaled, these radioactive particles can damage

Radon / Thoron Survey in Canadian Metropolitan Areas

Sep 7, 2012 ...Radon / Thoron Survey in Canadian Metropolitan Areas Radon and thoron are radioactive gases that occur naturally when uranium and thorium in soil and rock break down through radioactive decay. They are invisible, odourless and tasteless. When released from the ground into the outdoor air, they are diluted and are not a concern. However, in enclosed spaces

NRC's indoor air strategies and solutions

Mar 11, 2019 ... Evaluating radon mitigation strategies Minimizing the transport of pollutants from attached garages into homes Helping homeowners chose and maintain indoor air devices In Canada, much of what we do in a day takes place indoors — at home, at the office, inside schools, theatres, shopping malls, restaurants and other enclosed spaces. Good indoor air quality (IAQ

2019-20 Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy: Health Canada

Jun 5, 2019 ... ventilation, available through Performance Indicator By March 31, 2020, 100% of planned federal air quality health assessments, guidance documents, guidelines, and standards will be published or distributed externally. Departmental Action 3 Provide information to inform action and decision making related to indoor radon exposure. How Health Canada

#Radon hashtag on Twitter

...Search results RadonProz Inc.‏ @radonproz 3h3 hours ago More Copy link to Tweet Embed Tweet Due to popular demand, the #TackleRadon campaign has been extended until further notice. Visit , get a kit and #knowyournumber. #Radon #RadonGas #LungCancerAwareness #LungCancer #Test4Radon @Bighill44 @RadonInfo @LungSK @ManitobaLung

Events Reporting: Uranium Mines and Mills - Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

Nov 5, 2019 ... released an estimated 50 m3 of water, used for radon gas suppression, over the course of the year. The water was released to the ground at the mill. An investigation is underway, and the area will be pumped dry and further inspected. CNSC staff remain in communication with Cameco with regard to this event and will be provided with a summary of the investigation

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