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Did you know there are radiation sources in household smoke detectors?

If you have any questions or concerns about radiation in your home, workplace or community, the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada is your first point of contact.

You can access a wealth of information here on our website, including details about some of the most pressing radiation safety issues in the community today.

As always, don’t hesitate to CONTACT US directly for more detailed information or advice about any radiation safety issue.

In the unlikely event that we don’t know the answer, we’ll put you in touch with someone who does.

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The University of Guelph Is Hiring a Radiation Safety Officer!

The incumbent advises the University community (faculty, staff, students, etc.) and provides technical guidance to consultants and contractors on health and safety matters related to radiation safety

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National Day of Mourning: Let’s Prevent Occupational Cancers

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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Cell Phones and Cancer Risk

At this point in time there is no conclusive scientific evidence from studies of cells, animals, or humans to suggest that cell phone use causes cancer

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