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Visit our Radon Chamber Team at Booth #10 - CARST Conference April 22 - 24

Visit our Radon Chamber Team at Booth #10 – CARST Conference April 22 – 24

Visit our Radon Chamber Team at Booth #10 - CARST Conference April 22 - 24 ...
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Register for your FREE Partners in Prevention 2018 Trade Show Pass  - Value $29

Register for your FREE Partners in Prevention 2018 Trade Show Pass – Value $29

Visit us in Booth# 319. Over 100,000 square feet with over 400 exhibit booths featuring new and innovative health and ...
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An Agreement to Streamline Radon Monitor Calibration Services

An Agreement to Streamline Radon Monitor Calibration Services

Sun Nuclear Corporation, announced an agreement with RSIC to include Sun Nuclear’s Model 1027™, Model 1028™ and Model 1030™ CRMs within its national ...
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GIVING THE GIFT OF RADIATION?

GIVING THE GIFT OF RADIATION?

Gemstones are sometimes put through a nuclear reactor or accelerator because the high levels of ionizing radiation change the structure ...
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Radiation and Prevention of Occupational Cancers – Every Effort Counts

Radiation and Prevention of Occupational Cancers – Every Effort Counts

According to the International Labour Organization an estimated 609,000 work-related cancer deaths occur worldwide each year ...
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National Day of Mourning: Avoiding tragedy with a commitment to prevention and passion for action.

National Day of Mourning: Avoiding tragedy with a commitment to prevention and passion for action.

April 28th is our opportunity to honour our colleagues who have died or suffered a disabling injury on the job ...
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The Canadian Light Source to Host RSIC Radiation Safety Officer Courses 2017

The Canadian Light Source to Host RSIC Radiation Safety Officer Courses 2017

Radiation Safety Officer (RSO-1) and Radiation Safety Officer Refresher (RSO-2) courses at the Canadian Light Source ...
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Complimentary Passes for Partners in Prevention Trade Show on May 2, 2017 (value is $29)

Complimentary Passes for Partners in Prevention Trade Show on May 2, 2017 (value is $29)

Radiation Safety Institute will participate in the annual Partners and Prevention Health & Safety Conference in Mississauga and invites all ...
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2017 X-RAY SAFETY OFFICER FOR WESTERN CANADA

2017 X-RAY SAFETY OFFICER FOR WESTERN CANADA

In British Columbia this time! A unique 3-day program designed to prepare you to fulfill your obligations surrounding X-ray safety ...
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1-Day Workshop - Introduction to Root Cause Analysis - June 16, 2017

1-Day Workshop – Introduction to Root Cause Analysis – June 16, 2017

Join Radiation Safety Institute of Canada for this 1-day complimentary workshop In collaboration with Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) ...
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Evaluating Event Investigation Root Cause Reports - 2017 Course

Evaluating Event Investigation Root Cause Reports – 2017 Course

An extensive three-day training in evaluation of adequacy and potential effectiveness of root cause reports ...
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Root Cause Analysis Investigation - 2017 Course

Root Cause Analysis Investigation – 2017 Course

In this comprehensive five-day course, participants will learn and engage proven techniques for conducting focused and effective causal analysis reports ...
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3rd Annual Breakfast Meeting with the Health and Safety Organizations, November 17, 2016

3rd Annual Breakfast Meeting with the Health and Safety Organizations, November 17, 2016

November 17, 2016 is the date! Click here for the full program ...
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A Dedication Ceremony of the RSIC National Laboratories at the Windsor Arms Hotel, Toronto

A Dedication Ceremony of the RSIC National Laboratories at the Windsor Arms Hotel, Toronto

Tim Armstrong, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada, is pleased to announce the ...
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Free Radon Test Kits are Offered to Vancouver Islanders

Free Radon Test Kits are Offered to Vancouver Islanders

Radiation Safety Institute of Canada supports the initiative taken by the Canadian Cancer Society to provide free radon tests to ...
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Remembering Dr. Fergal Nolan - a Dedication Ceremony of the RSIC National Laboratories

Remembering Dr. Fergal Nolan – a Dedication Ceremony of the RSIC National Laboratories

Chair Tim Armstrong, Board of Directors and Steve Horvath, President of the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada are pleased to ...
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The University of Guelph Is Hiring a Radiation Safety Officer!

The University of Guelph Is Hiring a Radiation Safety Officer!

The incumbent advises the University community (faculty, staff, students, etc.) and provides technical guidance to consultants and contractors on health ...
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National Day of Mourning: Let’s Prevent Occupational Cancers

National Day of Mourning: Let’s Prevent Occupational Cancers

On April 28 we are joining with Canadian workers and their families in the mourning of lives lost at work ...
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Cell Phones and Cancer Risk

Cell Phones and Cancer Risk

At this point in time there is no conclusive scientific evidence from studies of cells, animals, or humans to suggest ...
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Complimentary Passes for Partners in Prevention Trade Show

Complimentary Passes for Partners in Prevention Trade Show

Radiation Safety Institute will participate in the annual Partners and Prevention Health & Safety Conference in Mississauga and invites all ...
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The Canadian Light Source to Host RSIC Radiation Safety Officer Courses

The Canadian Light Source to Host RSIC Radiation Safety Officer Courses

Radiation Safety Officer (RSO-1) and Radiation Safety Officer Refresher (RSO-2) courses at an exciting new location ...
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Tribute to Fergal Nolan (1941-2016)

Tribute to Fergal Nolan (1941-2016)

Tribute to Dr Fergal Nolan by Patrick J.Dillon, Business Manager of the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council ...
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Obituary for Dr Fergal Nolan, Former RSIC President and CEO

Obituary for Dr Fergal Nolan, Former RSIC President and CEO

Please join us in saying farewell to a dear colleague, a wonderful man and a true believer in the betterment ...
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Radon Awareness PSA with Mike Holmes Jr

Radon Awareness PSA with Mike Holmes Jr

Radon testing season is in full swing. Health Canada recommends long-term testing (90-days) in the fall-winter months of the year ...
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Why Radiation Protection Makes Sense at Low Exposure Levels

Why Radiation Protection Makes Sense at Low Exposure Levels

We Need to Think More About Low-level Radiation By Laura Boksman, RSIC Chief Scientist First published in The Province on July ...
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Occupational Radiation – Champion your own Safety

Occupational Radiation – Champion your own Safety

Radiation safety awareness is not just for patients, but for the physicians and clinical teams treating patients as well. Radiation ...
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Commemorating the National Day of Mourning

Commemorating the National Day of Mourning

On April 28 we are joining with Canadian workers and their families in the mourning of lives lost at work ...
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Join Us at Partners in Prevention 2015 Conference and Trade Show

Join Us at Partners in Prevention 2015 Conference and Trade Show

The Institute will participate in the annual Partners and Prevention Health & Safety Conference in Mississauga and invites all partners, ...
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Preventing Cancer Before it Starts

Preventing Cancer Before it Starts

Our President and CEO, Steve W Mahoney, shares his story of surviving cancer and his views on prevention of occupational ...
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Mining Safety Review is Done. Consensus Recommendations Accepted.

Mining Safety Review is Done. Consensus Recommendations Accepted.

Congratulations to the Advisory Group members on the Final report and Recommendations' submission. Lets make radiation safety training a part ...
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2nd Annual Breakfast Meeting with the Health and Safety Organizations

2nd Annual Breakfast Meeting with the Health and Safety Organizations

April 8, 2015 is the date! Click here for the full program ...
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Take Action on Radon. It’s as Easy as 1, 2, 3.

November is Radon Action Month. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers. It is easy to measure ...
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RST

New Regulatory Search Tool

RSIC is proud to announce the launch of the Regulatory Search Tool. It is a free Tool, designed to guide ...
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Join us on May 1 for one-day Radon Symposium

Join us on May 1 for one-day Radon Symposium

“Good science in plain language” session explores the potential radon hazard and allows the event participants to form their own ...
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May 4th - 3rd Annual CARST Radon Conference

May 4th – 3rd Annual CARST Radon Conference

RSIC encourages all radon professionals and individuals interested in the subject to participate in the 3rd Annual CARST Radon Conference ...
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RSIC at the World Nuclear University School

RSIC at the World Nuclear University School

The Institute, represented by the Manager of our National Laboratories, connects with the international community at the 2014 School of ...
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Join us on May 1 for one-day Radon Symposium!

Join us on May 1 for one-day Radon Symposium!

“Good science in plain language” session explores the potential radon hazard and allows the event participants to form their own ...
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RADIATION SAFETY ON THE HEALTH AND SAFETY RADAR

RADIATION SAFETY ON THE HEALTH AND SAFETY RADAR

Today, December 12, 2013, the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada (RSIC) and representatives from the Ontario Health and Safety Associations ...
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Breakfast Meeting with the Ontario Health and Safety Associations

Breakfast Meeting with the Ontario Health and Safety Associations

The Institute brings together four Ontario Health and Safety Associations for a breakfast meeting on December the 12th, 2013 ...
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National Partnership Announces First Annual Radon Action Month

National Partnership Announces First Annual Radon Action Month

RSIC is supporting Canada’s first National Radon Action Month. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking ...
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Bill 96, Radon Awareness and Prevention Act passed to Committee

Bill 96, Radon Awareness and Prevention Act passed to Committee

The bill can help to ensure that all Ontarians have the information and services they need to reduce lung cancer ...
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Golf Tournament Update

Golf Tournament Update

Our 1st Annual Charity Golf Tournament supporting the Canadian Cancer Society is less than a week away! ...
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USPSTF Recommends Low-Dose CT Scans for Those at High Risk for Lung Cancer

USPSTF Recommends Low-Dose CT Scans for Those at High Risk for Lung Cancer

Benefits of CT screening versus the increased risk of cancer - recommendations of the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force ...
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News for Particle Accelerators' Operators in Canada

News for Particle Accelerators' Operators in Canada

Regulatory Policy Change requires all particle accelerators of 1MeV or higher to be certified and licensed with CNSC under Class ...
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Invitation to the First Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Invitation to the First Annual Charity Golf Tournament

We invite you to join us on September 11, 2013 for a round of golf and an opportunity to make ...
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CNSC update session on EDO certification revision

CNSC update session on EDO certification revision

Don't miss you chance to join CNSC and industrial radiography representatives in a meeting to discuss EDO revisions on May ...
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Join us at Partners in Prevention Conference and Tradeshow 2013

Join us at Partners in Prevention Conference and Tradeshow 2013

The Institute will participate in the annual Partners and Prevention Conference in Mississauga and invites all partners, clients and friends ...
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Job Opportunity: Med-Scan Nuclear Medicine Division

Job Opportunity: Med-Scan Nuclear Medicine Division

Senior Nuclear Medicine Technologist Maternity Leave (starting May 2013) Temporary Full-time Location: Maple, ON ...
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