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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

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

Public review on proposed changes to Codes Canada publications - fall 2019

Dec 24, 2019 ..., such as radon, into the building. Piping Extends the prohibition on the use of copper tube to all urinals. Introduces new plumbing materials, including cellular core PVC pipe, fibrocement pipe, and their fittings. Materials and Equipment Clarifies that floor-mounted water closets can be attached to either the floor or floor flange, and clarifies the method of attachment

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

Home safety

Jul 5, 2019 ...Home safety Safety for household chemicals, window covering cords, hot water, lead-based paints and during the holidays. Services and information Testing your home for radon Learn about the potential health risks of radon exposure. Also learn how to reduce radon levels in your home. Fire safety Minimize your family's risk of fire-related injury in the home

Geochemical Survey Page

Nov 14, 2019 ... carried out to dermine the usefulness of helium and radon in lakes and groundwaters for uranium exploration. The main objectives were: To observe the difference in He signal in waters over the ore deposit relative to barren country To test a semiportable He analyzer under field conditions To compare Rn, U and He levels obtained in summer versus those in winter

Geochemical Survey Page

Nov 14, 2019 ... of lakes and streams in the Beaverlodge (Eldorado) region north of Lake Athabasca was carried out. The following samples were collected: Site Number of Samples Sampling Density Sample Type GAS* File Regional stream sites (n=550) 601 1 sample per square mile One bag stream sediment Two bottles of stream water (500 ml for trace elements; 250 ml for radon gas, pH

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

Departmental Plan 2019 to 2020, supplementary tables, Environment and Climate Change Canada, chapter 2

Dec 20, 2019 ... the CAAQS publication date Indoor air Specific activity in support of initiative Immediate outcomes Performance indicators Targets Date to achieve targets Implement National Radon Program ER 2.3 Canadians are aware of radon PI 2.3 Percentage of Canadians surveyed who are knowledgeable about radon T 2.3 60–65% of Canadians surveyed are knowledgeable about radon

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

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