Good Science in Plain Language

Join us on May 1 for one-day Radon Symposium

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In collaboration with Center for Labour Management Relations of the Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University and with the support of the Ontario Lung Association.

Please click here to see the Speakers’ Presentations

 

Did you know?

Radioactive radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking in Ontario.

Join us on May 1st for a day of education and open dialog on occupational and public health implications of exposure to radioactivity from radon gas.

The purpose of the event is to provide “good science in plain language” information about the potential radon hazard and allow the event participants to form their own opinions and contribute to building a comprehensive provincial radon policy.

This unique Program features experts in the field of health and safety, medical doctors, federal and provincial government representatives as well as presentations from front line workers.

The One-Day Radon Symposium will be of interest to all employers and employees, members of public, government agencies, unions, professional associations, health and safety associations, members of the provincial and municipal government, legislators, as well as radon professionals.

Don’t miss your chance to get educated and provide your input for the Ontario Radon Policy.

Details on venue and time:

1 May 2014, 8:00, Ted Rogers School of Management Conference Room 1-148, 7th Floor, 55 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON M5G 2C5.

Registration Fee:

$50 (Coffee Breaks and Lunch are included in the fee)

Go to event’s PROGRAM PAGE or download Radon Symposium Program

 

REGISTRATION:

To register online on Ryerson’s website please press the button below:

Or contact Maria Costa at 416 650 9090 ext 21 or by e-mail mcosta@radiationsafety.ca

May 4th – 3rd Annual CARST Radon Conference

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As an active member of the Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists, the Institute supports the Association’s goals of:

  • Promoting public awareness of radon measurement, radon mitigation and new construction radon reduction techniques.
  • Ensuring quality standards are developed and adopted in radon measurement, radon mitigation and in construction of new radon reduction techniques.
  • Providing a community for education, sharing of ideas, resources and research.
  • Providing an effective partnership between radon professionals in the field and other interested public and private organizations (such as Health Canada, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, and others),

and encourages all radon professionals and individuals interested in the subject to participate  in the 3rd Annual CARST Radon Conference  on May 4th, 2014 in Mississauga.  We hope to see you there!

Dates an Venue:

                 04 May 2014, 6:30 PM (EDT)

                   06 May 2014, 5:00 PM (EDT)

          Four Points by Sheraton Hotel,
6257 Airport Road, Mississauga, ON

Go to the Event Page

 

RSIC at the World Nuclear University School

We are proud to share that the Institute will be represented by Jason Sadowski, Manager of the National Laboratories, at the 2014 School of Radiation Technology (RT).

Mr Sadowski, has been selected by the World Nuclear University (WNU) to participate in the 2014 School of Radiation Technology (RT) located in Doha, Qatar between March 7 and 21st as part of the limited number of scholarships offered by the RT Schools host, the Hamad Medical Corporation.

The WNU RT School is organized by the WNU Coordinating Centre in London and in association with leading institutes of nuclear learning. The RT School receives technical support from the International Atomic Energy Agency, and the World Council on Isotopes. Developed in consultation with an expert Advisory Committee, the RT School curriculum ranges across a wide spectrum of topics relevant to radiation technologies.  The RT School is open to 60 professionals from companies, governments, research institutes and regulatory authorities expected to play key roles in the field.

For more information visit http://www.world-nuclear-university.org/rtschool.aspx and http://www.world-nuclear-university.org/uploadedFiles/university/a_new_site/5Other_Courses/3rd_WNU_School_on_RT_A4_Ad_NEW.pdf

Join us on May 1 for one-day Radon Symposium!

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 The-Ontario-Lung-Association-Logo  image004  image003
In collaboration with Center for Labour Management Relations of the Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University and with the support of the Ontario Lung Association.

Did you know?

Radioactive radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking in Ontario.

Join us on May 1st for a day of education and open dialog on occupational and public health implications of exposure to radioactivity from radon gas. The purpose of the event is to provide “good science in plain language” information about the potential radon hazard and allow the event participants to form their own opinions and contribute to building a comprehensive provincial radon policy. This unique Program features experts in the field of health and safety, medical doctors, federal and provincial government representatives as well as presentations from front line workers. The One-Day Radon Symposium will be of interest to all employers and employees, members of public, government agencies, unions, professional associations, health and safety associations, members of the provincial and municipal government, legislators, as well as radon professionals. Don’t miss your chance to get educated and provide your input for the Ontario Radon Policy.

Details on venue and time: 1 May 2014, 8:00 Cara Commons, 7th Floor, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University – 55 Dundas St. West, Toronto.

Registration Fee: $50 (Coffee Breaks and Lunch are included in the fee)

Go to event’s PROGRAM PAGE or download Radon Symposium Program

 

REGISTRATION:

To register online on Ryerson’s website please press the button below:

Or contact Maria Costa at 416 650 9090 ext 21 or by e-mail mcosta@radiaitionsafety.ca

Breakfast Meeting with the Ontario Health and Safety Associations

On December 12, 2013  Hon. Steven W Mahoney, President and CEO of the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada, will host a breakfast meeting with the provincial Health and Safety Partners.   The meeting will bring together  Ontario Health and Safety Associations: Workplace Safety Prevention Services (WSPS), Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA), Workplace Safety North (WSN) and Public Services Health and Safety Association (PSHSA).

Our guest of honor is Mr George Gritziotis,  Chief Prevention Officer, Ontario Ministry of Labour

This breakfast event is our way of thanking all our partners for their support of the Institute’s radiation safety mandate and its prevention agenda. During the meeting we will give a short briefing on the Institute’s ongoing projects and  our new initiatives.   At the end of the event we will invite the leaders of our partner organizations to sign the Memorandums of Understanding with the Institute for the year 2014 and to discuss ways we can work together to further the ultimate goal of PREVENTION in the province.

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