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Lung Cancer

Oct 21, 2019 ... or removing building materials containing asbestos, during the renovation or repair of a home or building or in occupational settings if proper safety procedures are not followed and fibres can be inhaled. being exposed to radon gas being exposed to other chemicals. For more information on other types of cancers Thyroid Cancer Bone Cancer Breast Cancer Cervical Cancer

Justin Berquist

Sep 20, 2019 ...Justin Berquist From: National Research Council Canada Roles and responsibilities Research Associate in the Integrated Building Performance Group focusing on Arctic systems development and radon mitigation systems testing. Current research and/or projects Arctic Building Energy Systems project ventilation system development - design, testing, performance

Radiation Protection Bureau

Sep 5, 2019 ... 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

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

Supplementary Information Tables 2017-2018 : Health Canada

Aug 28, 2019 ... are vulnerable to the health impacts of air pollution. Health Canada also worked to address health risks related to indoor air quality, including the developing of health assessments, conducting research, providing expertise, and preparing outreach campaigns to raise awareness about health risks associated with radon. The Department worked with federal partners

Health Canada - Working for Canadians

Sep 4, 2019 ... the health effects of cannabis. Your cannabis questions, answered! Partnering with Drug Free Kids Canada to create Cannabis Talk Kit Learn about Health Canada's partnership with Drug Free Kids Canada to create the Cannabis Talk Kit, a helpful guide for parents on how to talk to young people about cannabis. Take Action on radon Radon is the second leading cause

Validating technologies that provide clean and safe indoor air

Aug 30, 2019 ... material emission evaluation methods and criteria—We will help industry evaluate material emissions beyond the currently limited range of compounds, and develop evaluation techniques that are faster and more cost effective for industry. Design guides and technologies that minimize the likelihood of radon entry into buildings—We will assist manufacturers of radon

Health Canada

Sep 11, 2019 ... Drug List: Fluticasone propionate All related consultations Open data Licensed Natural Health Products 2013 National Radon Awareness Survey Canada Vigilance Adverse Reaction Online Database Recalls and Safety Alerts All related open data Statistics Drug and Alcohol Use Statistics Tobacco Use Statistics Statistical Profile on the Health of First Nations

Construction Innovation articles

Aug 29, 2019 ... research to generate information for the development of guidelines to address overheating in buildings arising from extreme heat events as may occur from a changing climate. Topic: Climate resilience and sustainability, Housing research Radon control in Canadian homes March 25, 2019 - Ottawa, Ontario The NRC has been working on a multi-year study to develop safe

Measuring exposure to radiation

Sep 3, 2019 ...Exposure to radiation All exposures to ionizing radiation carry a risk of biological damage, although this risk decreases as the exposure decreases. For example, the risk associated with natural background radiation is very small, although elevated levels of naturally occurring radon increase the risk of lung cancer. For workers in certain industries

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