This newsletter is a publication prepared by PHE covering radon policy and practice in the UK. It contains contributions from PHE, local government and other organisations such as the Building Research Establishment and the Health and Safety Executive. It is issued as an insert in Environmental Health News, published by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and in Environmental Health Scotland, published by the Royal Environmental Health Institute for Scotland (REHIS). The views expressed in the newsletter are not necessarily those of PHE, CIEH or REHIS.

Environmental Radon Newsletter

Issue 72 (Spring 2014)

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  • News and updates in the radon sector
  • Radon and house sales
  • Radon and the risk of lung cancer
  • Reducing risk to tenants in social housing

Issue 71 (November 2013)

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  • News and updates in the radon sector
  • Measuring radon in large buildings
  • Current radon projects
  • What is radon?
  • Correct use of radon detectors

Issue 70 (April 2013)

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  • News and updates in the radon sector
  • Radon testing
  • Radon mapping
  • Radon and opening windows

Issue 69 (Autumn 2012)

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  • Remediation Case Study Series - 6. Multiple internal sump and fan systems
  • Natural gamma radiation linked to childhood leukaemia
  • Factors affecting radon reduction
  • Awareness of radon in new-build houses