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Contaminants and Hazards
Identifying hazards posed by infectious diseases, chemicals, radiation, and noise, in homes and personal service establishments.
Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields - A Review of Public Exposures to Radiofrequency-emitting Sources*
This presentation was delivered at the 83rd CIPHI National Annual Education Conference and created in conjunction with an environmental health officer from the BC Interior Health authority. It provides an overview of testing research and policies to reduce childhood radon exposure.View Full Article
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 levels...View Full Article
House of Commons Standing Committee on Health On June 18, 2015, Dr. Tom Kosatsky, NCCEH Scientific Director, Dr. Anne-Marie Nicol, NCCEH Knowledge Translation Scientist, and Dr. Sarah Henderson, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control Senior Scientist were invited to present before the House of Commons' Standing Committee on Health, Ottawa. The Committee assembled a panel of experts with the...View Full Article
In this webinar, co-presented by NCCHPP and NCCEH, participants discussed the evidence and ethics of a case involving radon. Presenters: Anne-Marie Nicol, Environmental Health Scientist at the NCCEH Michael Keeling and Olivier Bellefleur, Research Officers at the NCCHPP The webinar, co-presented by NCCHPP and NCCEH on November 29, 2016, featured a case involving radon testing at daycares and...View Full Article