Radon is present all over the world and is a radioactive gas that can build up in buildings.
As Radon Specialists we know that Radon is the second highest cause of lung cancer after smoking.
It is easily measured and can usually be easily mitigated
Attend site/review drawings to identify monitoring locations
Produce outline radon risk assessment and monitoring scheme
Where practicable provide information to workers
Attend site and install passive radon detectors (recommended 3 months)
Attend site and retrieve detectors
Prepare report on results including recommendations of mitigation where necessary.
Write the Radon Policy, Procedures and Risk Assessment, based on the results.
INDICATIVE Radon Levels across the UK have been mapped by the Public Health England (PHE).
PHE have recommended levels in the home that should be reduced.
At work there are Legal limit that must be reduced.
In addition to work on Nuclear Licensed Sites (e.g. Nuclear Power Stations), we have supported radon monitoring for schools, councils and supports a very large housing facilities company covering the UK.
RPmatters can provide support to companies and individuals.
RPmatters can help from planning surveys, through installation of detectors, reporting and advising on results, as well as assisting in getting the right means of mitigation.