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Issues in Radiation Safety

IssuesThe scientists at the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada closely monitor global developments in radiation safety to ensure that all of our products and services are up-to-date with the latest research.

We periodically release summaries of this research in the form of helpful and informative factsheets to assist communities and organizations.

 

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Radiation and Prevention of Occupational Cancers – Every Effort Counts

What we want to keep in focus are potential risks posed by radiation in a typical Canadian workplace. According to the International Labour Organization an estimated 609,000 work-related cancer deaths occur worldwide each year, it still amounts to one work-related cancer death every 52 seconds.

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National Day of Mourning: Avoiding tragedy with a commitment to prevention and passion for action.

April 28th is our opportunity to honour our colleagues who have died or suffered a disabling injury on the job.

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The Canadian Light Source to Host RSIC Radiation Safety Officer Courses 2017

Radiation Safety Officer (RSO-1) and Radiation Safety Officer Refresher (RSO-2) courses at the Canadian Light Source.

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