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What To Do If You’re Buying a House in a Radon Affected Area

November 23, 2019

Getting the details right when moving home is vital, ignoring radon gas can have detrimental affects on your health in later life so get checked and stay safe.

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Helping your business comply with radon regulations

May 8, 2019

IRR17 and How it Affects You In 2017 legislation was passed in the UK that looked at radon gas and commercial premises. The Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017 (IRR17) sets out compliance obligations for all commercial property owners to undergo assessment for radon in the workplace and, if a risk of radon gas is likely, then […]

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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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The Dangers of Radon and its Health Effects

July 26, 2017

Radon is a gas that occurs naturally in the ground, but if it enters a property and is allowed to accumulate the effects on the occupants can be deadly. Prolonged exposure to radon can lead to  lung cancer, so it is imperative that your property or workplace is checked using a simple radon testing kit. […]

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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How much does a radon mitigation system cost?

March 9, 2017

If a radon test has revealed there are high levels of radon within your property, it is likely that your next step will be to investigate remedial measures that can be installed to reduce the radon level. But how much will the works cost? Firstly, let’s consider the two main types of radon mitigation. Positive […]

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