Radon

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas. It has no taste, smell or colour and it requires special devices to detect it. Radon is everywhere and it comes from the radioactive decay of naturally occurring uranium, which is found in small quantities in all soils and rocks. Radon levels vary between different parts of the country and even between neighbouring buildings.

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Domestic dwelling

In radon affected areas such as the Derbyshire Dales, radon levels can become elevated in our homes. (Photo courtesy of ...
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Radon and smoking

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that can increase the risk of lung cancer. When inhaled, it can change in...
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Radon

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas. It has no taste, smell or colour and it requires special devices to dete...

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Commercial premises

Radon can affect workplaces and public buildings in the same way as domestic houses. However, in workplaces employers ha...

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