Join The #LittleLungsUK Campaign

We’re delighted that so many people have already joined the #LittleLungsUK campaign to help us spread awareness of the dangers of childhood exposure to radon. You too can join the campaign; simply click here to print the logo then grab your camera and film your pledge. Don’t forget to tag @UKRadonAssoc on Twitter and use…

How Radon Affects Your Family – New Video

In this special video produced for the UK Radon Association, internationally renowned radiation biologist Dr Aaron Goodarzi explains how exposure to radon can cause DNA damage leading to lung cancer, and why protecting children from exposure to high levels of radon is particularly important.

Welcome to UK Radon Awareness Week 2017

Exposure to radon gas is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers and is responsible for over 1100 deaths in the UK every year. High levels of radon can be found in buildings of any type, size or location with occupants unaware of the potential danger unless a specific test has been carried out.…

Radon in education

  Simple radon detectors using a radiation sensitive plastic and a used yoghurt pot can be used to measure radon in buildings or in the soil as part of teaching radioactivity or as part of exploring the natural environment around.       Free plastic can be obtained from Track Analysis Systems Ltd as part of…

Discover – Test – Reduce

High radon concentrations can be found in any building, anywhere but some areas are more prone to higher levels. This is rarely a problem as specialist mitigators can install systems to lower the indoor radon concentration, lowering the health risks associated with radon. Testing for radon is simple and cheap. There are different technologies available…