Radon Research Papers and Documents


Below is a developing list of resources for Canadian Radon Professionals.  We have just begun to list various documents and research papers that will be useful to your as a radon professional, please email us if you have a suggestion of a document that we should include.


Health Canada Publications

(will take you to Health Canada's website)




Radon Measurements in Residential Dwellings (Homes)


Radon Measurements in Public Buildings 

(Schools, Hospitals, Care Facilities, Detention Centres)


Reducing Radon Levels in Existing Buildings: A Canadian Guide for Professional Contractors


Canadian Guidelines for the Management of Naturally Occurring
Radioactive Materials

Summary Report on Active Soil Depressurization (ASD) Field Study



Cross Canada Survey of Radon Concentrations in Homes


Radon - Another Reason to Quit


Radon - Is it in Your Home?


Radon - What you need to know


Radon Reduction Guide for Canadians





Radon Factsheet for Health Professionals


1HR Continuing Education Course for Health Professionals

A Visual Guide to Lung Cancer - WebMD

Health Canada Website Links:

Radon FAQs

Lung Cancer Awareness 

Website - www.lungcancercanada.ca

Fall 2013 - Lung Cancer Connection

2015 - Faces of Lung Cancer Report

Tarion Information:

Tarion - Ontario Home Warranty Program

                        - Radon and your New Home Warranty

                        - TARION 2013 Radon Gas

Radon in Alberta

Occupational Health and Safety Bulletin

Worksafe Alberta Indoor Air Quality Toolkit

Building Code Changes - CHBA Alberta

Highlights of the Alberta Building Code 2014

Radon in BC

RadonAware (BC Lung Association)

- Castlegar Project

- Prince George Radon Project

- A Model for Radon Testing and Mitigation in Affordable Housing

- Shared Services Radon Testing Pilot Project

BC Lung Association - Radon_Report #4 - Future Proofing: Protect Consumers from Radon in New Homes

Radon Management Issues and Options

WorkSafeBC - Radon

Building Code Changes - radon

Health Link BC

Radon in Manitoba

Manitoba Hydro Loan - Radon Mitigation

Radon in New Brunswick

First Nation Community Faces an Invisible but Deadly Enemy

Radon in Ontario

Guelph Radon Mitigation Program

Central Elgin Radon Mitigation Program

Radon in the Workplace

Ontario Building Code 332/12.

Lung Cancer Risk from Radon in Ontario, Canada

The Prevalence of High Residential Radon in Thunder Bay, Ontario


Radon In Quebec

Radon in Quebec Evaluation of the health risk and critical analysis of intervention strategies


Radon In Newfoundland and Labrador

Indoor Radon in Microgeological Setting of an Indigenous Community in Canada: A Pilot Study for Hazard Identification


CARST Documents:


CARST Position Statement on Real Estate Transactions

CARST Code of Ethics

Canadian National Radon Proficiency Program (C-NRPP) Information:


New C-NRPP Quality Assurance Guidelines
Steps to become C-NRPP Certified

C-NRPP Home Radon Alarm Listing Requirements


Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) Publication: 


CREA Homeowner Guide to Radon


Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) Publication:

Radon in Indoor Air: A Review of Policy and Law in Canada

Media Release -Radon-Policy-Challenge

Radon Policy Challenge - October 2015

Canadian Protection of Children Health and Environment (CPCHE):

Vanguard Initiative to promote radon awareness among child care/early childhood professionals and the families they serve Project Report

CPCHE Radon Outreach materials - for order


Other Canadian Documents:


2006 Report of the Radon Working Group in Canada.pdf

Population attributable risk associated with lung cancer induced by residential radon in Canada: Sensitivity to relative risk model and radon probability density function choices: In memory of Professor Jan M. Zielinski.



(US) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Publications:

EPA Guidance on Quality Assurance

World Health Organization:


WHO Handbook on Indoor Radon

Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Control

Radon Toxicity Who is at Risk for Radon Exposure

Other International Documents

PHE 2015 intercomparison of passive radon detectors

Additional documents which have a fee for access:



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