Radon is a radioactive gas released from the decay of naturally-occurring uranium and thorium in rocks and soil. It can collect in confined areas or underground spaces where ventilation is poor.
Exposure to radon causes lung cancer.
Recruitment for radon testing is now complete!
Radon Survey of Workplaces in Ontario
Lung cancer and chronic respiratory disease in the Ontario mining industry
The Burden of Occupational Cancer
Ontario Uranium Miner Cohort: Cancer incidence and mortality
On April 28th, we remember and honour people who have lost their lives, been injured or suffer from illness due to their work.
Highlighting important respiratory diseases identified in Ontario workers through the ODSS