Mastery of Radon Health Risk

Learning Objectives

By the end of this section you should know:

  • Death rate attributed to radon-induced lung cancer
  • DNA effects of ionizing radiation
  • 3 sources for the scientific basis of radon risk estimates
  • Definitive reports of radon research
  • Radiation exposure from radon in comparison with natural and manmade radiation.

 Define the acronyms:

  • WHO
  • EPA