Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists

Helping Canadians Reduce Radon Risk

Atlantic Radon Workshop - Moncton

  • 22 Nov 2018
  • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Moncton, NB
  • 9



Radon gas is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers.  According to Health Canada's cross-Canada survey, New Brunswick leads the country in number of homes above guideline.

Considering that radon is a public health problem, any action plan activities need to be managed in coordination with the different sectors in society.

This workshop will present ideas, share challenges and provide innovative solutions from experts in the field.  It will also include opportunities to network with others from various organizations.  Workshop participants will be inspired and encouraged to take action in reducing the radon exposure and associated lung cancer risk.

When: November 22, 2018 - 9:30am - 3pm (lunch and snacks included)

Where: Workspace Moncton: 795 Main Street, Suite 300 Moncton NB E1C 1E9

This workshop will provide you with 6 C-NRPP approved Continuing Education credits.

Presentations will include: 

  • The Latest in Fan Technology (FanTech)
  • CARST's Real Estate Radon Assessment Guideline:
    • The Real-Estate Assessment Guideline is being released this month: how is it being received by the real-estate community, and what does this mean for radon professionals?
    • presenters Pam Warkentin and Jeff LeBlanc
  • Research in Passive Stacks 
    • a new initiative in radon reduction, learn about this ongoing research project and its preliminary results 
    • presenter Grace (Liang) Zhou, National Research Council (by web-connect)

  • Radon in Workplaces
  • What does Take Action on Radon mean for Radon Professionals?
  • The Take Action on Radon program aims to raise radon awareness across Canada and strengthen the radon stakeholder network, but what are the practical implications for radon professionals?

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