Workplace radon is a so-called “inert” gas that emits ionising radiation, which means that radon is radioactive. Therefore it is also a potent risk. Ionising radiation can cause damage to cells, which in turn leads to illnesses such as cancer. Lung cancer is the most common form of cancer that radon can cause Radon gas is an element that can come directly from the soil since … [Read more...] about Radon can be a health risk in ordinary workplaces
Accreditation guarantees the quality of a radon measurement, in part because the laboratory’s measurement processes are regularly checked by independent organizations. However, most of the world’s radon laboratories are not accredited, which to many might seem a little strange. Why is this? Firstly, accreditation entails a large additional cost and secondly customers do not … [Read more...] about Accreditation Guarantees an Accurate Radon Measurement
Radonova Leads the Way in Progressing Radon Testing Research and Innovation Radonova was honoured to be the title sponsor of the invitation-only inaugural RAPID Workshop held in Calgary on June 3/4. The workshop brought together Canadian research leaders and major stakeholders in the areas of radon gas exposure, radon-induced lung cancer and alpha particle radiation protection. … [Read more...] about RAPID Conference
One of most common statements Radonova hears when asking individuals about testing their home for radon is “Yeah, a few years ago, but it was low so I am OK”. However, did you know that geological changes, environmental changes, and even simple structural changes to your home can impact your radon level? In a recent article published in Michigan, Salina Murton, a certified … [Read more...] about How Often Should You Test For Radon?
Together with the recently launched vacuum packaging, the unique date-mark ensures that the monitoring and analysis work can be carried out with the utmost reliability. Tryggve Rönnqvist, technical manager at Radonova Laboratories, describes the benefits of date-marking the detectors: “By date-marking each individual pack, we further increase the measurement certainty of … [Read more...] about Radonova Introduces Individual Date-Marking for Detectors Used in Radon Monitoring