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Locations and Facilities

locationsThe Radiation Safety Institute of Canada is a truly national institution with offices in Toronto and laboratories in Saskatoon.

Head Office

Our head office is located at 165 Avenue Road in Toronto, Ontario — strategically positioned within minutes of Toronto’s Discovery District which includes the MaRS Centre, the University of Toronto and Mount Sinai, Princess Margaret and Toronto General Hospitals. Our HQ is also close to Toronto’s financial district, Ryerson University and Queen’s Park — the seat of Onatrio’s provincial government.

National Education Centre

The National Education Centre is also located at 165 Avenue Road in Toronto. All aspects of our training and education programs are coordinated through the National Education Centre, including the development of the curricula, materials and teaching methodologies.

National Laboratories

The National Laboratories, located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is an in-house centre of scientific excellence. Part of the vibrant Innovation Place research park, the National Laboratories is situated on 80 acres adjacent to the University of Saskatchewan, and draws on Innovation Place’s strengths in agriculture, information technology, and environmental and life sciences.



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Why Radiation Protection Makes Sense at Low Exposure Levels

We Need to Think More About Low-level Radiation By Laura Boksman, RSIC Chief Scientist First published in The Province on July 6, 2015, online edition Radiation is all around us. It occurs naturally in our environment, coming to us from the sun, from the soil and foods that we eat, and in the air that we […]

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Occupational Radiation – Champion your own Safety

Radiation safety awareness is not just for patients, but for the physicians and clinical teams treating patients as well. Radiation exposure has a cumulative effect over the course of a physician’s career. In cardiac catheterization labs, interventional radiology suites and electrophysiology, radiation exposure is a significant but often overlooked risk for medical staff. To address […]

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Commemorating the National Day of Mourning

On April 28 we are joining with Canadian workers and their families in the mourning of lives lost at work. Planning our safety program lets keep in mind hazards that are not so visible, like radiation. It did cost 220 miners their lives.

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