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Radon

Michael Lafavore

Radon

The Invisible Threat/What It Is Where It Is How to Keep Your House Safe/With Radon Test Kit

by Michael Lafavore

  • 121 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Rodale Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Toxicology,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • General,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Engineering - Environmental,
  • Radon,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Health aspects,
  • Indoor air pollution

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8116951M
    ISBN 100878577122
    ISBN 109780878577125

    Radon is a colorless and odorless gas that comes from the soil. The gas can accumulate in the air we breathe. Radon gas decays into fine particles that are radioactive. When inhaled these fine particles can damage the lungs. Exposure to radon over a long period of time can lead to lung cancer. Radon ium Uranium What is radon? Radon is a radioactive gas that comes from uranium in rock, soil, and water. 2 University of Kentucky College of Nursing / Clean Indoor Air Partnership Following the Trail of Radon Activity Book 3.

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    Radon is a colorless, tasteless and odorless gas that causes lung cancer. Radon can reside at dangerous levels inside homes, schools and other buildings. Exposure to radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, after smoking. Radon-related lung cancers are responsible for an estima deaths annually in the. Learn critical facts about Radon Gas including how it enters a home, how it interacts with the human body, which states are at risk and more. Radon is a radioactive gas that occurs naturally in the environment by seeping out of rocks and soil. Radon comes from the depletion of uranium that has been in the ground since earths formation.


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Radon by Michael Lafavore Download PDF EPUB FB2

At last. A book that answers homeowners’ typical questions and walks them through the process of reducing the nation’s number one indoor health hazard, RADON.

Available for immediate delivery through our secure online store. Table Of Contents. An overview of the Health Effects of Radon. Confirming That You Have Tested for Radon Properly.

This book was recommended to me by a supplier of radon mitigation equipment and is excellent. It has more than adequate design and installation to allow a reasonably competent DIYer to design and install their own radon mitigation system. In addition, it covers /5(17). The WHO handbook on indoor radon is a key product of the WHO International Radon Project.

This handbook book focuses on residential radon exposure from a public health point of view and provides detailed recommendations on reducing health risks from radon and sound policy options for preventing and mitigating radon exposure.

A Citizen's Guide to Radon: The Guide to Protecting Yourself and Your Family from Radon (EPA /K/, December ) This guidance offers strategies for testing your home for radon and discussions of what steps to take after you have tested, discussions of the risk of radon and radon myths.

The Radon Book was originally written in Swedish, but it has been well translated into English and adapted for an international audience. It covers all aspects of the subject from the production of radon in the ground to the presence of radon decay products in air, with some additional information on health risks and measurement techniques.

12 rows  Radon An overview This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be. The WHO handbook on indoor radon is a key product of the WHO International Radon Project, which as launched in The handbook book focuses on residential radon exposure from a public health point of view and provides detailed recommendations on reducing health risks from radon and sound policy options for preventing and mitigating radon.

Contains basic information about Radon in the home, how to test and read the results. Revised December You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page.

See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more. A Citizen's Guide to Radon - Revised December (PDF) (16 pp, K, December ) Contact Us to ask a question, provide.

Home Buyer's and Seller's Guide to Radon (PDF) (39 pp, 2 MB, MaEPA /K/) Contact Us to ask a question, provide feedback, or report a problem.

Indoor Air Quality Home Page. Local Radon Zones and State Contact Information. Individuals and Families. Home Buyers and Sellers. Builders and Contractors. National Radon Action Plan. The book suggests that radium exposure is more harmful to health than exposure to radium Radium is more able to cause cancer of the bone as the shorter half life of the radon product compared to radon causes the daughter nuclides of radium to deliver a greater dose of alpha radiation to the bones.

In no event shall the World Health Organization be liable for damages arising from its use. Printed in France WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data WHO handbook on indoor radon: a public health perspective / edited by Hajo Zeeb, and Ferid Shannoun.

- adverse effects. pollutants, Radioactive. pollution, Indoor. Radon book. Read 13 reviews from the world. Interesting reflections on a pretty obscure punk band from the early 90s, this contains basically two essays, one by each of the authors, reflecting on the influence Radon has had on them over the years as well as larger issues in punk circles/5.

In the book Radon, some segments of modern research from a wide range of issues related to radioactive gas radon are presented. The purpose of this book is to emphasize the importance of the existence of the radioactive gas radon in the environment and to make this natural phenomenon a top issue because radon is included in class A human carcinogenesis.

The chapters of the book show. Home Buyer’s and Seller’s Guide to Radon U.S. EPA K, November 20 EPA RECOMMENDS: Q If you are buying or selling a home, have it tested for radon. Q For a new home, ask if radon-resistant construction features were used and if the home has been tested.

Q Fix the home if the radon level is 4 picocuries per liter (pCi/L) or higher. Q Radon levels less than 4 pCi/L still pose a File Size: 1MB.

One of the most widely-used radon test kits in the world, renowned for its ease-of-use and accurate results. Over 4, analyzed kits in the last 30 years has confirmed Air Chek as the leader in radon testing.

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It's purpose is to increase awareness of the health risk associated with exposure to elevated indoor radon levels, to encourage testing for radon, and to also encourage citizens to take action to reduce their exposure once elevated radon levels are found.

A Consumer’s Guide to Radon Reduction OVERVIEW Reduce RadonLevels in Your Home Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers and the second leading cause of lung cancer for the general population. The Surgeon General and EPA recommend testing for radon and reducing radon in homes that have high levels.

Fix your home if your radon. Radon was discovered in but it was not until the 's that an awareness of its potential as a hazard to humans developed.

This resulted primarily from a recognition of the high levels of exposure for uranium miners. Measurement of high concentrations of radon in homes led environmental health agencies to focus on radon as a health hazard and has resulted in concern from scientists, the 5/5(1).

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Pennsylvania DEP - Just for Kids; Alabama - Prepared by the State of Alabama, this is a useful tutorial which teaches what radon is.One of the most widely-used radon test kits in the world, renowned for its ease-of-use and accurate results.

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