2 edition of Indoor radon found in the catalog.
by Council of Planning Librarians
Written in English
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Radon (Rn) is a noble gas produced by the radioactive decay of radium, found in uranium ores, phosphate rock, and a number of common minerals (1). It is an invisible, odorless, and tasteless gas that seeps up through the ground and diffuses into the air (3). The primary source of exposure to radon is indoor or household air. Many houses and. Indoor Air Pollution: Radon, Bioaerosols, and VOCs covers the most current aspects of indoor pollution research, including vitally important topics such as radon, bioaerosols, and volatile organic compounds. The book presents information on microbial contamination abatement, chemical characterization of air samples, sick building syndrome Author: Jack G. Kay.
Radon is a naturally occurring gas that can have a big impact on indoor air quality and your health. You can't see or smell it, and radon can build up inside homes, buildings and schools to dangerous levels. Exposure to high levels of radon can cause lung cancer. Learn about radon, how it affects lung health and what you can do about it. TY - CHAP. T1 - Indoor Radon Prevention and Mitigation. AU - Angell, W. J. PY - /1/1. Y1 - /1/1. N2 - Indoor radon risk reduction depends on the extent and effectiveness of prevention strategies included in the design and construction of new buildings and the mitigation or remediation of radon in existing museudelantoni.com by: 2.
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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.
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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 Indoor radon book options for preventing and mitigating radon exposure.
This chapter discusses current knowledge on health risks from radon, including both lung cancer and other potential health effects. It also gives estimates of radon concentrations in various countries and summarizes recent estimates of the burden of radon-induced lung cancer.
Radon is the largest natural source of human exposure to ionizing radiation in most countries. In the general. The WHO handbook on indoor radon is a key product of the WHO International Radon Project, which was launched in The handbook focuses on residential radon exposure from a public health point of view and provides detailed recommendations on reducing health risks from radon as well as policy options for preventing and mitigating radon exposure.
Department of Environment, Great Lakes & Energy - The Michigan Indoor Radon Program is a non-regulatory program. 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.
Loaded with investigation photographs, this book will help you understand all the ways your home affects the air you breathe. It provides practical solutions to make your indoor air as healthy and fresh as outdoor air, without wasting time or money on strategies or products that don’t work.
The Indoor Radon Program, within the Environmental Management Branch, seeks to reduce the health risk from radon exposure by increasing awareness, identifying areas of high radon potential, and encouraging all Californians to test their homes for radon, fix their homes if they have a radon problem, and build new homes radon-resistant.
TY - BOOK. T1 - WHO Handbook on Indoor Radon. T2 - A Public Health Perspective. AU - Angell, William J. A2 - Zeeb, H. A2 - Shannon, F. PY - Cited by: 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.
This book is a substantive review of the current understanding of radon and its decay products in indoor air. More than 1, citations to the literature are included. The book is structured to examine the current state of knowledge of all aspects of the indoor radon problem.
W.J. Angell, in Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, Indoor radon risk reduction depends on the extent and effectiveness of prevention strategies included in the design and construction of new buildings and the mitigation or remediation of radon in existing buildings.
The specific techniques used for indoor radon control depend on the mix of radon sources and radon transport mechanisms. The WHO Handbook on Indoor Radon: A Public Health Perspective indicates that radon exposure is a major and growing public health threat in homes and recommends that countries adopt reference levels of the gas of Bq/m3 which is equivalent to pCi/L.
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. Evaluation of Guidelines for Exposures to Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Evaluation of Guidelines for Exposures to Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials please consider the following text as a useful but insufficient proxy for the authoritative book pages.
8 Indoor-Radon Guidelines. Radon decay products are now understood to constitute a major source of radiation exposure. This study provides an account of the occurrence of indoor radon, the nature and behaviour of.
This book presents a valuable synthesis of information about the total inhalation and ingestion risks posed by radon in public drinking water, including comprehensive reviews of data on the transfer of radon from water to indoor air and on outdoor levels of radon in the United States. Does Radon Really Cause Lung Cancer.
Radon gas is recognized as an indoor air contaminant directly related to lung cancer, yet there is a tremendous amount of confusion surrounding it and radon testing methods.
This book, including photographs from field investigations, will help you gain an unbiased understanding regarding radon gas exposure.5/5(1). 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.This booklet on radon has been developed for physicians by the EPA in consultation with the American Medical Association (AMA).
Its purpose is to enlist physicians in the national effort to inform the American public about the serious health risk posed by indoor radon gas.The report confirms that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. and that it is a serious public health problem.
The study fully supports EPA estimates that radon causes about 15, lung cancer deaths per year. The ISBN number for the book is ; National Academy Press, pages,