Radon Research Papers and Documents

 

Below is a developing list of resources for Canadian Radon Professionals.  We have just begun to list various documents and research papers that will be useful to your as a radon professional, please email us if you have a suggestion of a document that we should include.

 

Health Canada Publications

(will take you to Health Canada's website)

 

PUBLICATIONS FOR RADON PROFESSIONALS:

 

Radon Measurements in Residential Dwellings (Homes)

 

Radon Measurements in Public Buildings 

(Schools, Hospitals, Care Facilities, Detention Centres)

 

Reducing Radon Levels in Existing Buildings: A Canadian Guide for Professional Contractors

 

Canadian Guidelines for the Management of Naturally Occurring
Radioactive Materials
(NORM) 


Summary Report on Active Soil Depressurization (ASD) Field Study
 

PUBLICATIONS FOR CONSUMERS:

 

Cross Canada Survey of Radon Concentrations in Homes

 

Radon - Another Reason to Quit

 

Radon - Is it in Your Home?

 

Radon - What you need to know

 

Radon Reduction Guide for Canadians

 

 

PUBLICATIONS FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS:

 

Radon Factsheet for Health Professionals

 

1HR Continuing Education Course for Health Professionals


A Visual Guide to Lung Cancer - WebMD



Health Canada Website Links:

Radon FAQs


Lung Cancer Awareness 

Website - www.lungcancercanada.ca

Fall 2013 - Lung Cancer Connection

2015 - Faces of Lung Cancer Report


Tarion Information:

Tarion - Ontario Home Warranty Program

                        - Radon and your New Home Warranty

                        - TARION 2013 Radon Gas





Radon in Alberta

Occupational Health and Safety Bulletin

Worksafe Alberta Indoor Air Quality Toolkit

Building Code Changes - CHBA Alberta

Highlights of the Alberta Building Code 2014


Radon in BC

RadonAware (BC Lung Association)

- Castlegar Project

- Prince George Radon Project

- A Model for Radon Testing and Mitigation in Affordable Housing

- Shared Services Radon Testing Pilot Project

BC Lung Association - Radon_Report #4 - Future Proofing: Protect Consumers from Radon in New Homes



Radon Management Issues and Options

WorkSafeBC - Radon

Building Code Changes - radon

Health Link BC


Radon in Manitoba

Manitoba Hydro Loan - Radon Mitigation



Radon in New Brunswick

First Nation Community Faces an Invisible but Deadly Enemy



Radon in Ontario

Guelph Radon Mitigation Program

Central Elgin Radon Mitigation Program

Radon in the Workplace

Ontario Building Code 332/12.

Lung Cancer Risk from Radon in Ontario, Canada

The Prevalence of High Residential Radon in Thunder Bay, Ontario

 

Radon In Quebec

Radon in Quebec Evaluation of the health risk and critical analysis of intervention strategies

 

 

 

CARST Documents:

 

CARST Position Statement on Real Estate Transactions

CARST Code of Ethics




Canadian National Radon Proficiency Program (C-NRPP) Information:

 

New C-NRPP Quality Assurance Guidelines
Steps to become C-NRPP Certified

C-NRPP Home Radon Alarm Listing Requirements

 


Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) Publication: 

 

CREA Homeowner Guide to Radon

 


Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) Publication:


Radon in Indoor Air: A Review of Policy and Law in Canada

Media Release -Radon-Policy-Challenge

Radon Policy Challenge - October 2015


Canadian Protection of Children Health and Environment (CPCHE):


Vanguard Initiative to promote radon awareness among child care/early childhood professionals and the families they serve Project Report


CPCHE Radon Outreach materials - for order

 

Other Canadian Documents:

                                                

2006 Report of the Radon Working Group in Canada.pdf

 

 


(US) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Publications:
                                                 

EPA Guidance on Quality Assurance


World Health Organization:

 

WHO Handbook on Indoor Radon


Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Control

Radon Toxicity Who is at Risk for Radon Exposure



Other International Documents

PHE 2015 intercomparison of passive radon detectors


 


 

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