Coming Soon: Radon Awareness Week 2019

With just under a month to go to the launch of Radon Awareness Week 2019, we’re busy preparing engaging content to help spread the message that indoor radon levels are increasing due to the energy efficient ways we are designing, building and improving our homes. Come back soon to find out more information about this…

Welcome to Radon Awareness Week 2018

Welcome to Radon Awareness Week 2018 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…

Workers’ Lungs Need Protecting Too

High levels of radon can be found in buildings of any type, not just homes, so there is legislation in place to ensure that employees are not exposed to unacceptable levels of radiation whilst at work. Employers are legally required to carry out risk assessments under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations.…

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.