The National Laboratories, located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is an in-house centre of scientific excellence and one of the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada’s key competitive advantages.
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.
The National Laboratories is the only facility in Canada licensed by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) to carry out radon progeny dosimetry for uranium mine workers.
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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 […]read more
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 […]read more