Testing for the first time? Considering mitigation? It’s important that the information you gather be sourced from a reputable source. Consult these reputable organizations below for information on radon from verified sources.
Health Canada has provided guidance on radon within indoor air which includes corrective recommendations for buildings determined as in excess of 200 Bq/m3.
The World Health Organization (WHO) directs international health within the United Nations' system with guidance toward global health concerns. WHO guidance states radon should be reduced to between 100-300 Bq/m3.
The Lung Association provides information about current research and support for lung diseases and disorders including radon-induced lung cancer.
Established in 1928, the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) provides recommendations and advice to the international community on all matters concerning radiation.
Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (CARST) provides radon related news and updates to the public at large and offers professional memberships for industry stakeholders, of which RadonCare is a proud member.
Evict Radon is a volunteer-led Canadian non-profit organization dedicated to solving Canada's radon gas exposure problem. RadonCare is a proud private sector partner and research contributor.
The Canadian Real Estate Association provides guidance to real estate brokers, agents and salespeople which includes recommendations on radon.
Canadian National Radon Proficiency Program (C-NRPP) offers information for homeowners and professionals on radon and industry related matters including training and accreditation for professionals. RadonCare technicians are C-NRPP certified in both radon measurement and mitigation.
The Canadian Cancer Society offers support, information and free programs to cancer patients and their support networks throughout Canada. Click this link for their information on radon-induced cancer.
CAREX Canada is a multi-institutional team of researchers and specialists which offers information on known and suspected carcinogens in Canada. Click this link for their profile on radon and its health concerns.
Take Action on Radon is a national Health Canada funded initiative to raise public awareness about radon gas.
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is the world's centre for cooperation in the nuclear field, offering research and guidance on radiation related matters.
National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health (NCCEH) offers online resources for Canadian environmental health practitioners and policymakers.