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Testing your child care centre for radon is easy.
Note that radon levels in a building fluctuate over time, so it is important to measure levels over an extended period of time to get an accurate result. A three-month test should be used to determine if a building’s radon concentration exceeds the Canadian guideline level of 200 Bq/m3.
Policy Measures to Address Radon in the Child Care Sector
Government Policy, Policy Paper
Radon: What you can do (for Childcare Professionals)
Sample letter to inform client families about the results of child care centre’s radon test (for radon levels below the guideline)
Sample letter to inform client families about the results of child care centre’s radon test (for radon levels above the guideline)
Radon Testing for your Kids’ Sake