Protection & Radon
Informative primer on radon, its progeny, measurement and risks.
Extensive information on radioactivity and radiation, exposure and
- The Deadliest Metal
A detailed paper on uranium, its radioactive products, mining, and
radiation risks to people issued by the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear
Responsibility (1992). The health risks even at the low radon levels
- Radiation and Life
Illustrated primer on radiation all around us. Origins and types of
radiation. Ionising, cosmic, background and man-made radiation. Radon
contributes 48% of the radiation dose to people in Australia. Uranium
Information Center, 1998.
Publications on Indoor Radon
Complete publications list, descriptions and links. Informative EPA
Guides for citizens, consumers, home buyers and sellers, physicians,
and tenants. Radon prevention in construction, schools. Measurement
protocols. Links to regional Radon Offices.
Hospital: Radon Occurrence and Health Risk
Comprehensive article on radon. Radon progeny, the decay chain and
radiation. Lung cancer risks. Occupational and residential limits.
Geographic radon potential. Waterborne radon. (June 1999)