Radon exposure: Can we make a difference?

Copes, Ray; Scott, Jeff
November 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/6/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 10, p1229
Academic Journal
The authors reflect on the research informing that radon element could cause lung cancer which urged Health Canada to update clinical guidelines for radon exposure and elements for radon-reduction programs. They assess the 800-200 Bequerel per cubic meter as acceptable level of radon in indoor air, in which construction of dwellings should minimize radon entry and facilitate post-construction radon removal. They affirm the need for quality-assurance testing for radon-reduction contractors.


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