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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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GIVING THE GIFT OF RADIATION?

Gemstones are sometimes put through a nuclear reactor or accelerator because the high levels of ionizing radiation change the structure of gemstones resulting in fully saturated body colours.

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We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know!

Know more about this natural risk,
test your homes,put your feet up,
relax, and watch that latest Netflix movie.

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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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