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Contaminants and Hazards
Identifying hazards posed by infectious diseases, chemicals, radiation, and noise, in homes and personal service establishments.
In a joint effort, BC Lung Association, BC Centre for Disease Control, and the NCCEH organized a radon workshop on March 7, 2012 as part of the BC Lung Association’s two day Annual Air Quality & Health Workshop in Vancouver. The objective of the radon workshop was to identify ways in which public health practitioners and other stakeholders can move forward on reducing residential radon...View Full Article
An estimated 220 radon-induced lung cancer deaths occur every year in British Columbia. Reducing radon exposure in B.C. homes and workplaces should be a public health priority and must be addressed at individual, community, provincial, and national levels. This workshop will present ideas, case studies, and research on: burden of disease due to radon radon measurements in new and existing homes...View Full Article