Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists

Helping Canadians Reduce Radon Risk

Introduction to Radon for High Water Use Facilities

  • 21 Jun 2017
  • 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Webinar

From the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada:

On Wednesday Jun 21st, Laura Boksman, Senior Consulting Scientist for RSIC is hosting a 1-hour FREE of charge webinar.

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

This Webinar will introduce the potential hazard of radon gas in facilities which utilize a high volume of water.  We will discuss what radon is and how radon can become present at elevated levels in such facilities.  We will explain the potential health effects due to exposure to elevated radon levels, and how to measure what level of radon is present.  We will briefly discuss radiation protection guidelines and regulations that exist for radon in the workplace, and a few measures that can be taken to reduce radon exposure.

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Webinar language: English

Instructor: Laura Boksman (B.Sc., Physics – Medical/ Health Option, McMaster University; M. Sc. Medical Biophysics, University of Western Ontario). Laura has over 15 years of Canadian nuclear industry experience.

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