Good Science in Plain Language

Principles and Values

The Radiation Safety Institute of Canada is committed to our guiding principles and organizational values. They represent our commitment to you to be an independent source for knowledge about radiation safety in the workplace, the community and the environment. Our sole concern is radiation safety. We don’t take sides in the debate over nuclear energy, but rather cooperate with all parties to promote radiation safety in workplaces of every kind, in homes and schools and in the environment.

 

Good Science in Plain Language®

This is our guiding principle. It is our commitment to you to always consult the most authoritative sources we can find for sound scientific knowledge about the radiation safety concerns people bring to our attention.  And we provide this knowledge in plain language in response to such concerns.

We don’t tell people what to think or what to believe. We respect your freedom to decide for yourself what ought to be done. We work very hard, therefore, with “good science in plain language®”, to give you the ability (and the freedom) to make up your own mind.

 

Organization Values

 

  • Integrity
  • Knowledge
  • Independence and Impartiality
  • Service
  • Respect

 

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New Regulatory Search Tool

RSIC is proud to announce the launch of the Regulatory Search Tool. It is a free Tool, designed to guide you to the regulations governing the use of radiation sources that most directly apply to your specific situation or area of interest.

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April 18th marks 40th Anniversary of the Wildcat Strike led by the United Steelworkers Union in Elliott Lake that lead to the creation of the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada (RSIC)

“RSIC congratulates the USW for their leadership in the 1970s to force action. In addition, RSIC applauds the USW for their continued dedication to worker safety in uranium mines across Canada and for their continued support of our institute as we continue to raise awareness and perform services that help keep miners and other professionals safe. ” Steve Mahoney, President of RSIC.

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Join us on May 1 for one-day Radon Symposium

“Good science in plain language” session explores the potential radon hazard and allows the event participants to form their own opinions, and contribute to building a comprehensive provincial radon policy.

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