WHAT IS RADON GAS?

Radon Action is here to tackle radon gas in affected areas across the UK, actively driving action through education, monitoring and prevention helping to protect people from its harmful affects. But what is radon? Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that comes from the decay of uranium found in small quantities in all soil and rocks. You can’t taste it, smell it and it has no colour. Ordinarily it’s not harmful, dispersing harmlessly into the air. But when it’s present in confined spaces, it can rise to extremely harmful levels and over time, cause lung cancer.

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Radon Action in partnership with the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

November 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Radon Action are delighted to announce that we are partnering with the UKs only dedicated lung cancer charity by providing radon risk management services for their properties as well as corporate donations to the charity.  [...]

Radon Action Supports Radon Awareness Week

November 9th, 2017|0 Comments

This year's national campaign focuses on exposure to radon for children and the inherent risks of developing lung cancer in later life. In support of the Radon Awareness Week we are now offering heavily discounted costs [...]

Radon Action Charity Support Continues

January 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Radon Action continue to support cancer related charities through our annual customer donation scheme. Rather than making corporate gifts, every year we ask our customers whether they would like us to donate to a cancer related charity [...]

WHY WE NEED TO TAKE ACTION NOW

The Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII) has calculated that if an individual spent eight hours per day in a building with average radon levels of 200 Bq/m3, the radiation dose that person’s lungs would receive over one year would be the equivalent to if they’d undergone 112 chest x-rays. Action needs to be taken now.

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