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Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists

Helping Canadians Reduce Radon Risk

CARST Goals

Protect Canadians from radon exposure through the following activities:

A) To provide opportunities for liaison on matters related to radon gas between professionals and other interested public and private organizations.

B) To promote public awareness and education of radon gas measurement, the health effects of radon gas, and the abatement, mitigation and reduction of radon gas.

    Oversee the C-NRPP Program which: 

    A) Promote quality professional standards for the measurement of radon gas, and the abatement, mitigation and reduction of radon gas.  

    B) To provide opportunities for gathering, organizing, storing, sharing and disseminating information and knowledge relating to radon gas, the health effects of radon gas, and its abatement, mitigation and reduction.


    Mission Statement

    CARST’s mission is to be the authoritative voice on radon information in Canada and we bring together individuals and organizations who recognize the need and are driven to help Canadians with reducing their radon exposure and preventing lung cancer from radon.  We provide a place where Canadians can find help to know and reduce their risk and we provide our members with access to radon relevant resources, opportunities to learn more about radon research and standards and connect with other stakeholders to promote collaborative opportunities to work together on initiatives that will increase radon awareness and improve standards across the country.


    Vision

    Our vision is to help Canadians reduce radon risk in their home, workplace and public environment.


    Members

    CARST membership includes a wide range of professionals, industry and organizational types.  The benefits of belong to CARST includes being part of an organization the provides up to date information on ongoing radon research and awareness across Canada.

     Our membership includes professionals from:

    • Radon Professionals
    • Government
    • Health Organizations Health Authorities
    • Provincial Government
    • Canadian Cancer Society
    • Cancer Agencies
    • Renovator
    • Engineers
    • Building and Construction Sector
    • Building Officials
    • Anyone with Radon in their mandate/work
    • Home Inspectors
    • Public
    • Cancer Prevention Agencies
    • Municipalities
    • Lung Association
    • Architects

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