Published March 1989
by W H Freeman & Co (Sd) .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||800|
The WHO handbook on indoor radon is a key product of the WHO International Radon Project. This handbook book focuses on residential radon exposure from a public health point of view and provides detailed recommendations on reducing health risks from radon and sound policy options for preventing and mitigating radon exposure. A Citizen's Guide to Radon: The Guide to Protecting Yourself and Your Family from Radon (EPA /K/, December ) This guidance offers strategies for testing your home for radon and discussions of what steps to take after you have tested, discussions of the risk of radon and radon myths. The Radon Book was originally written in Swedish, but it has been well translated into English and adapted for an international audience. It covers all aspects of the subject from the production of radon in the ground to the presence of radon decay products in air, with some additional information on health risks and measurement techniques. 12 rows Radon An overview This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be .
The WHO handbook on indoor radon is a key product of the WHO International Radon Project, which as launched in The handbook book focuses on residential radon exposure from a public health point of view and provides detailed recommendations on reducing health risks from radon and sound policy options for preventing and mitigating radon. 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, December ) Contact Us to ask a question, provide. Home Buyer's and Seller's Guide to Radon (PDF) (39 pp, 2 MB, Ma , EPA /K/) Contact Us to ask a question, provide feedback, or report a problem. Indoor Air Quality Home Page. Local Radon Zones and State Contact Information. Individuals and Families. Home Buyers and Sellers. Builders and Contractors. National Radon Action Plan. The book suggests that radium exposure is more harmful to health than exposure to radium Radium is more able to cause cancer of the bone as the shorter half life of the radon product compared to radon causes the daughter nuclides of radium to deliver a greater dose of alpha radiation to the bones.
In no event shall the World Health Organization be liable for damages arising from its use. Printed in France WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data WHO handbook on indoor radon: a public health perspective / edited by Hajo Zeeb, and Ferid Shannoun. - adverse effects. pollutants, Radioactive. pollution, Indoor. 4. Radon book. Read 13 reviews from the world. Interesting reflections on a pretty obscure punk band from the early 90s, this contains basically two essays, one by each of the authors, reflecting on the influence Radon has had on them over the years as well as larger issues in punk circles/5. In the book Radon, some segments of modern research from a wide range of issues related to radioactive gas radon are presented. The purpose of this book is to emphasize the importance of the existence of the radioactive gas radon in the environment and to make this natural phenomenon a top issue because radon is included in class A human carcinogenesis. The chapters of the book show . Home Buyer’s and Seller’s Guide to Radon U.S. EPA K, November 20 EPA RECOMMENDS: Q If you are buying or selling a home, have it tested for radon. Q For a new home, ask if radon-resistant construction features were used and if the home has been tested. Q Fix the home if the radon level is 4 picocuries per liter (pCi/L) or higher. Q Radon levels less than 4 pCi/L still pose a File Size: 1MB.