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Radiation Safety Refresher Course in Vancouver - October 18 - 19, 2018

Radiation Safety Refresher Course in Vancouver – October 18 – 19, 2018

Radiation Safety Officer Refresher in Vancouver- Oct. 18-19, 2018 ...
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X-Ray Safety Officer Course in Vancouver - October 15 - 17, 2018

X-Ray Safety Officer Course in Vancouver – October 15 – 17, 2018

X-ray Safety Officer Course in Vancouver - Oct. 15-17, 2018 ...
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Potassium Iodide Pills for Schools

Potassium Iodide Pills for Schools

The human body cannot tell the difference between iodine that is radioactive and iodine that is not radioactive, it will ...
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Canada Job Grant: How to Get up to 80% of Your Training Costs Funded

Canada Job Grant: How to Get up to 80% of Your Training Costs Funded

Up to $10,000 of financial support available to employers looking to train their staff ...
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Ontario X-ray Safety Regulation Amendment

Ontario X-ray Safety Regulation Amendment

Forms 1 and 2 are revoked from the regulation and new forms are now available for the Registration of Employers ...
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Radiation Exposure in Uranium Mines

Radiation Exposure in Uranium Mines

Historically, radon exposure has been the most harmful form of workplace radiation exposure in Canada ...
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The Canadian Light Source to Host Our Radiation Safety Officer Refresher Course

Sign up today! We are offering the Radiation Safety Officer Course Certificate at the Canadian Light Source in Saskatoon.  ...
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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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1st Certified Radon Chamber available in Canada

1st Certified Radon Chamber available in Canada

Spike tests, calibration and performance testing will become available to Canadian radon professionals in early 2017 ...
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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.

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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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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November - Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November – Lung Cancer Awareness Month

The Institute supports Health Canada's Radon Awareness campaign and encourages all Canadians to test their homes for radon gas ...
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The Radiation Safety Institute of Canada is Proud to Announce the Appointment of the New President and CEO

The Radiation Safety Institute of Canada is Proud to Announce the Appointment of the New President and CEO

The Chair of the Board announces the appointment of Hon. Steve Mahoney, P.C., as the new President and CEO of ...
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Lung Cancer Deaths from Radon Gas in Canadian Homes and Buildings Higher Than Expected

Lung Cancer Deaths from Radon Gas in Canadian Homes and Buildings Higher Than Expected

August 23, 2012 - Recent National Post and CBC media reports cite new Health Canada research indicating that there are ...
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July 27, 2012 – IAEA Fukushima Daiichi Status Report

July 27, 2012 – IAEA Fukushima Daiichi Status Report

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has issued it’s July 27, 2012 Status Report to the public on the current ...
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Dr. Fergal Nolan awarded the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal

Dr. Fergal Nolan awarded the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medals were established to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's accession to ...
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Breaking News - Board Chair Announces Retirement of Long Time President & CEO, Dr. Fergal Nolan

Breaking News – Board Chair Announces Retirement of Long Time President & CEO, Dr. Fergal Nolan

June 28, 2012 The Radiation Safety Institute of Canada's Board of Governors Chair, Mr. Tim Armstrong, has announced the RETIREMENT ...
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Industry Canada Evaluates Exposure from Wi-Fi Access Points

Industry Canada Evaluates Exposure from Wi-Fi Access Points

Industry Canada has recently performed measurements to determine the level of exposure to the public from electromagnetic frequencies (EMF) emitted ...
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June 28, 2012 - IAEA Fukushima Daiichi Status Report

June 28, 2012 – IAEA Fukushima Daiichi Status Report

The IAEA issues it's June 28, 2012 Status Report to the public on the current status of the Fukushima Daiichi ...
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Cross Canada Survey of Radon Levels in Homes - Final Report

Cross Canada Survey of Radon Levels in Homes – Final Report

Health Canada has published its final report on a two year cross-Canada survey of radon levels in homes. The results ...
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The Fukushima Nuclear Accident and Its Aftermath

The Fukushima Nuclear Accident and Its Aftermath

One year on from the Fukushima nuclear accident, the IAEA reports on how it happened, what were its effects, and ...
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FDA Investigating Illegal Online Sales

FDA Investigating Illegal Online Sales

The FDA is warning both dental and veterinary professionals not to purchase or use certain hand-held x-ray units being sold ...
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IAEA Mission to Assess Nuclear Safety in Japan

IAEA Mission to Assess Nuclear Safety in Japan

A January 17, 2012 report on the IAEA Web site states that an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) International Complementary ...
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Fukushima Nuclear Site Finally Stabilized

Fukushima Nuclear Site Finally Stabilized

A December 16, 2011 report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has welcomed the announcement by Japanese Prime Minister ...
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Radiation Safety in The Workplace Podcast, Part II

Radiation Safety in The Workplace Podcast, Part II

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), in collaboration with the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada, has just ...
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Free Online Course on Radiation Safety!

Free Online Course on Radiation Safety!

Visit our new Online Learning Course, under the "Your Resources" tab, to take a short, free online course about radiation ...
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Radiation Safety in The Workplace Podcast, Part 1

Radiation Safety in The Workplace Podcast, Part 1

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), in collaboration with the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada, has just ...
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Radiation Induced Cataracts

Radiation Induced Cataracts

One of the potential long-term effects of radiation exposure is the development of cataracts. The International Commission on Radiological Protection ...
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Last X-Ray Safety Officer (XSO) Training for 2011

Last X-Ray Safety Officer (XSO) Training for 2011

The last X-ray Safety Officer Course (XSO) for 2011 is taking place November 15-17 at the beautiful Sutton Place Hotel ...
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Dr Oz Talks about Radon and Lung Cancer

Dr Oz Talks about Radon and Lung Cancer

Are you and your family at risk of developing lung cancer? The connection between lung cancer and exposure to radon ...
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Cross-Canada Survey of Radon Concentrations in Homes: 1st Year Results

Cross-Canada Survey of Radon Concentrations in Homes: 1st Year Results

The results are in for the first phase of the nation-wide radon concentration survey in Canadian homes. The survey is ...
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Some Facts About Dirty Electricity

Some Facts About Dirty Electricity

“Dirty electricity” is being blamed by some for a host of symptoms from headaches, sleeplessness, and general pains to cancer ...
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Airport screening and backscatter x-ray scanners – should you be concerned?

Airport screening and backscatter x-ray scanners – should you be concerned?

There has been a lot of news in recent days about the new security measures in airports following the incident ...
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Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in Canada

Protecting your family from radon gas

As Canadians, we all want the cleanest, safest, most secure home environment to live in and raise our families. One ...
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Ontario Lung Association warns of radon risks

Ontario Lung Association warns of radon risks

As winter weather approaches and we move activities indoors, it's a good time to think about the quality of the ...
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WHO slashes radon limit in homes, cites lung cancer risks

WHO slashes radon limit in homes, cites lung cancer risks

The World Health Organization (WHO) has drastically cut the maximum amount of radon, a naturally occurring gas, that should be ...
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Institute Officials Stress Awareness and Education in Debate about Dose Limits

Institute Officials Stress Awareness and Education in Debate about Dose Limits

Officials from the Radiation Safety Institute were recently interviewed for a major feature article which appears in the September 2009 ...
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The Radiation Safety Institute of Canada Has Moved!

The Radiation Safety Institute of Canada Has Moved!

We are now strategically placed within minutes of world class medical innovation centres like MaRS Innovation and the University Heath ...
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