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citizen"s guide to radon

citizen"s guide to radon

the guide to protecting yourself and your family from radon.

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radon -- Safety measures -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Housing and health -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Indoor air pollution -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGuide to protecting yourself and your family from radon.
    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency., United States. Public Health Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15499794M

    A Citizen's Guide to Environmental Health and Safety Issues. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, “We’ve eaten Alar with our apples and PCBs with our fish, drunk arsenic with our water, breathed asbestos in our schools. Someone sounded the alarm, someone else said we were safe, and both had science on their side. WI Dept of Health Services Radon Website. EPA Citizens Guide to Radon. EPA Map of Radon Zones. Home Buyers and Sellers Guide to Radon. Contact the Rock County Health Department at () or email us with any questions you have about radon. Serving All Of New Hampshire. Mon-Sat. 9 am – 6 pm. Send your mail at. [email protected]


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Contains basic information about Radon in the home, how to test and read the results. Revised December You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.

A Citizen's Guide to Radon - Revised December (PDF) (16 pp, K, DecemberEPA /K12/). THE GUIDE TO PROTECTING YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILY FROM RADON 7 WHAT YOUR TEST RESULTS MEAN The average indoor radon level is estimated to be about pCi/L, and about pCi/L of radon is normally found in the outside air.

The U.S. Congress has set a long-term goal that indoor radon levels be no more than outdoor levels. InterNACHI Citizen's Guide to Radon The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommends. Test your home for radon — it's easy and inexpensive. Fix your home if your radon level is 4 picoCuries per liter, or pCi/L, or higher.

Radon levels less than 4 pCi/L still pose a risk, and in many cases may be reduced. A Citizen’s Guide To Radon l THE GUIDE TO PROTECTING YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILY FROM RADON U.S.

EPA K, January 6 short-term tests lasting just 2 or 3 days during unusually severe storms or periods of unusually high winds. The test kit should be placed in the lowest lived-in level of the. A Citizen’s Guide To Radon. The Guide To ProTecTinG Yourself And Your fAmilY from rAdon.

WHAT YOUR TEST RESULTS MEAN. The average indoor radon level is estimated to be about pCi/L, and. about pCi/L of radon is normally found in the outside air.

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Radon can be found all over the U.S. Any home may have a radon problem. Read more. One person found this helpful.5/5(1). techniques, refer to EPA publication, Building Radon Out: A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Build Radon-Resistant Homes (see page 15).

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Scientists are more certain about radon risks than risks from most other cancer causing substances. Radon Publications - A Citizen's Guide to Radon Radon is estimated to cause thousands of cancer deaths in the U.S.

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A Citizen's Guide to Radon U.S. EPA Assessment of Risks from Radon in Homes In Junethe EPA revised its risk estimates for radon exposure in homes. EPA estimates that ab annual lung cancer deaths are radon related.

EPA also concluded that the effects of File Size: KB. Building Radon Out: A Step-By-Step Guide on How To Build Radon-Resistant Homes 'U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 15 National Academy of Sciences Report on Radon In Februarythe National Academy of Sciences (NAS) released its report on radon and lung cancer, The Health Effects of Exposure to Indoor Radon (the BEIRVI.

The EPA offers a Consumers Guide to Radon Reduction so you can take action to reduce radon levels in your home, school, or office. Scientists are more certain about radon risks than from most other cancer-causing substances. Read more: Radon (A Citizen's Guide to Radon) Article.

resistant. If radon levels are still in excess of 4 pCi/L, the passive system should be activated by having a qualified mitigator install a vent fan.

For more explanation of radon resistant construction techniques, refer to EPA publication. Building Radon Out: A Step-by-Step Guide on. Radon A Sun Nuclear XP Continuous Radon Monitor (CRM) is used to provide data about the Radon level, temperature and humidity in the test environment.

Our CRM also records movement to detect tampering with the device. Pennsylvania Home Buyers’ and Sellers’ Guide to Radon (PDF) What You Should Know About Radon (PDF) Pennsylvania Consumer's Guide to Radon Reduction (PDF) Radon and Testing (PDF) Radon in Water (PDF) Radon Mitigation Systems (PDF) To obtain publications on radon from the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency, please click EPA Publications. Radon is an odorless, tasteless radioactive gas that can infiltrate your home through cracks in the foundation or issues with ventilation.

It causes more t lung cancer deaths a year. Don't take that risk. We can perform a radon test at the time of your. Step-by-Step Guide on How to Build Radon-Resistant Homes” (vea la Pág.

15, en inglés) RESUMEN 3 Manual Informativo Sobre El Radón. El RAdón EntRA En SU hogAR A tRAvéS dE: 1. grietas en pisos sólidos 2. Juntas de la construcción 3. grietas en las paredes 4.

Espacios en los suelos suspendidos 5. Espacios alrededorFile Size: 1MB. Radon is a health concern. Fortunately there are efficient and affordable options to reduce Radon in a home, office or building.

We utilize the most up to date technology to guarantee Radon reduction in your home. Certified in testing and mitigation with the NRPP (National Radon Proficiency Program). A Citizen's Guide to Radon The Guide to Protecting Yourself and Your Family from Radon.

Radon is estimated to cause ab deaths per year. However, this number could range from 7, to 30, deaths per year The numbers of deaths from other causes are taken from National Safety Council reports. EPA Recommends: 1. Protect Your Family From Radon: A Guide for New York State Residents is also available in Portable Document Format (PDF, KB, 2pg.) Proteja a su familia contra el radón (PDF, MB, 2pg.) Radon is a naturally occurring, radioactive gas found in soil and rock.

It seeps into homes through cracks. We use a Sun Nuclear XP Continuous Radon Monitor (CRM) to provide data about the Radon level in the test environment.

Our CRM also records movement to detect tampering with the device. The test house must be maintained in "closed house conditions" for 12 hours before the test and throughout the 48 hour testing period. Multifamily published its revised Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP) Guide, which is intended to cut the time required to approve loan applications and to assure consistent application of program requirements and credit standards across all HUD processing offices.

Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Download the Citizen's Guide to Radon from the EPA. 48hr Electronic Radon Testing with a home inspection is $ EPA Radon results are available immediately at the end of 48hr test.

• "Technical Support Document for the Citizens Guide to Radon," U.S. EPA, Document R, May • "Radon Reduction Techniques for Existing Detached Houses, Technical Guidance (3rd Edition) for Active Soil Depressurization Systems," U.S. EPA, Document R, October File Size: 7MB. A Maine Citizen’s Guide to Radon.

The Guide to Protecting Yourself and Your Family from Radon. Radon is an odorless, invisible gas that can cause cancer in you or a family member. Radon could be in your home right now. Have your home tested for radon today. It’s easy!Table of Contents.

Jump to: Certified Providers Publications Documents Related Sites EPA Radon Publications The following links will take you to the EPA Radon Website. Citizens Guide to Radon (16 pp, K, DecemberEPA /K12/) Home Buyer’s and Seller’s Guide to Radon (39 pp, 2 MB, MaEPA /K/) Consumer’s Guide to Radon Reduction–How.Citizens for Radioactive Radon Reduction, Waterloo, Illinois.

1K likes. Making a Difference with Radon Reduction AdvocacyFollowers: K.CDC worked with EPA to produce the booklet A Citizen’s Guide to Radon: The Guide to Protecting Yourself and Family from Radon pdf icon [PDF – kb] external icon.

Over the years, federal, state, and local agencies have used this citizen’s guide to alert and to inform people about residential radon risks.