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Mike Holmes full PSA
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Here’s a longer version of the Mike Holmes PSA that includes a lot more information, and an interview with our Founder, Bob Wood.
Great news! CARST and the Lung Association have just released a public safety announcement in collaboration with Mike Holmes, Canada’s most trusted contractor.
You can see Bob Wood, our founder, from behind at 0:20.Leave a Comment
Mr. Radon participated in the Construct Canada Convention.Leave a Comment
Interview with Bob Wood, president of the Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists.
Radon gas deadlier than thought: Radioactive substance causes 16% of lung cancer cases, Health Canada saysLeave a Comment
A new study has been published showing that about 3,200 Canadians a year likely die because of exposure to radon, produced naturally when uranium in the soil degrades.
Efforts to reduce radon levels need to be stepped up, the study’s authors urge in a paper appearing in the journal Radiation Protection Dosimetry.Leave a Comment
Few Canadians have tested their homes for the carcinogen and fewer still have taken the relatively inexpensive steps to radon-proof their homes.
These were the conclusions of the recently completed The Radon Challenge study, undertaken by the HPC, a not-for-profit committed to improving housing and housing-related services across Canada.Leave a Comment
Watch the top videos in each category re: radon awareness here. Over 90 one minute videos were submitted by students to increase public awareness about the health hazards of radon in homes, with the best in each category being awarded a cash prize.Comments Off on Health Canada releases its survey of Radon in Canadian homes
This new survey of 20,000 homes in Canada shows 8.2% of Ontario homes have unacceptably high levels of radon and need to be mitigated. Click Here for a copy of the report ( .pdf)