Good Science in Plain Language

The Fukushima Nuclear Accident and Its Aftermath

On 11 March 2011, the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant shocked the world and raised global concerns about nuclear safety. A year on, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) tells the story of the accident, its causes, how these accidents can be prevented and how the IAEA is working to strengthen nuclear safety.


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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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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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