In 1998, the Government of Ontario named the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada as an independent, outside partner in Ontario’s re-organized occupational health and safety system. The Ontario government took this action because it recognized the increasing need for radiation safety in Ontario workplaces of every kind.
Since then, the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada has entered into formal relationships for the promotion of workplace radiation safety with the following provincial organizations:
The Radiation Safety Institute of Canada has also entered into a formal relationship with the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)
Radiation safety is a specialized area for which most organizations are not equipped.
The Radiation Safety Institute of Canada makes its specialized resources available to all of these partners, so that they may assist their clients with impartial information and other services concerning workplace radiation safety issues.
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November is Radon Action Month. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers. It is easy to measure and easy to fix your home if the level is over the Canadian Guideline. Now is the time for Canadians to purchase radon detector kits and place them in their homes.read more
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.read more
“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.read more