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Radon Risk Assessments: Is My Workplace Radon Compliant?

May 28, 2021

In most instances, employers are well aware of the need to carry out a fire risk assessment, have electronic equipment PAT tested and undertake display screen equipment assessments, all to ensure the safety of their staff. But how many realise that a radon risk assessment should also be completed for each workplace premises? Under the […]

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October 27, 2020

Radon can affect any building in any location. This includes both homes and workplaces. Whilst it is a choice for a homeowner whether they wish to test for radon, there is a legal obligation for employers to assess potential hazards in their workplace. Under the Management of Health and Safety At Work Regulations 1999, all […]

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What Causes Radon in Basements?

May 11, 2020

Basements are considered to be one of the highest risks from radon in a property. Even if your house is not in a radon affected area then you are still at risk from radon gas. This article will look at what the causes of high levels of radon gas in basements are and what can […]

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New Smart Radon Detector Now Available – RadonEye Plus

January 30, 2018

propertECO are delighted to add the RadonEye Plus to the range of radon detectors available to customers across the UK. The RadonEye Plus from FTLab is a new generation of smart radon detector, with the ability to connect to WiFi so radon levels can be monitored remotely, either via a mobile App or webpage. The […]

New Year, New Regulations

January 2, 2018

As of 1st January 2018, the ‘action level’ for radon in workplaces has changed to 300 Bq/m3. The revision of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 (IRR99), now Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17), means that all employers with annual average radon levels in excess of 300 Bq/m3 in their premises must Notify the Health & Safety […]

UK Radon Awareness Week 2017 Starts Today!

November 6, 2017

It’s that time of year again when the spotlight falls on radon, the gas which can seep into our homes and workplaces and is responsible for over 2000 lung cancer deaths every year. This year, the UK Radon Association which leads the campaign has chosen to focus on raising awareness of the increased risks that […]

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Nobody Is Addicted to Radon

March 23, 2017

Exposure to radon gas is responsible for around 2000 lung cancer deaths in the UK every year, however many of these would have been preventable had there been a wider knowledge about the dangers of radon. Dr Aaron Goodarzi, Canada Research Chair in Genome Damage and Instability Disease, says, “The first time most people realise they […]

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We are open for business for our full range of services. These include surveys and work in relation to all things radon – our lab is fully open and we are able to send out test detectors, carry out mitigation surveys and carry out work.