Two new CPCHE radon resources for child care professionals

Radon: What You Can Do

Reduce the risk of the #1 cause of lung cancer in non-smokers

An easy-to-read fact sheet that describes four simple steps child care professionals can take to protect the children in their care, and themselves, from the risk of radon exposure -- locally and nationally. 

1. Test your child care faciilty
2. Encourage families to test
3. Use your voice for mandatory testing
4. Learn more to help more

Policy Measures to Address Radon in the Child Care Sector

Briefing Note for Child Care Sector Leaders

A briefing note for child care associations and their members to use in engaging governmental officials on radon policy action. The briefing note includes 

  • examples of policy action on radon in early learning environments
  • suggestions for reform of child care licensing regulations and better implementation of laws related to Building Codes, public health, and occupational health and safety
  • descriptions of recent radon testing initiatives in Quebec and successful/promising efforts elsewhere.