Environmental Management and Health: Volume 12 Issue 5


Environmental Management / Environment

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Domestic radon remediation rates and reasons for testing

C.A. Kennedy

Increasingly, social scientists are interested in the process of decision making – how and why households decide to test and remediate, as well as the decision outcomes or…

Radon: post‐remediation studies in National Health Service properties

Maria M. Johnstone, Paul S. Phillips, Antony R. Denman

An extensive radon remediation programme in National Health Service properties in Northamptonshire has been conducted since 1992 and has resulted in many buildings with…

Radon concentration variations in a Mendip cave cluster

Malcolm Sperrin, Gavin Gillmore, Tony Denman

In caves, radon has been identified as occurring at elevated levels by a number of groups but, with the exception of major show caves, its impact and risk to those who…

Air‐movement control of radon in a retail store

Frederick Marley, Paul S. Phillips

Mitigation of radon gas and radon progeny in buildings is based largely on reducing the pressure difference between the point of the radiation source and the point of…

A critical analysis of the UK local government response to radon

Alan Blythe

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has been campaigning for a more appropriate and sympathetic government approach to radon since 1987. Its…

Radon in a disused mine in Cornwall, UK

Gavin K. Gillmore, Gillian Pearce, Antony R. Denman

A study has been undertaken of radon levels in an abandoned metalliferous mine in South‐West England. Measurements have been taken in Gunnislake Old Adit using a variety…

Long term durability of UK radon protective measures

Chris Scivyer, Kim Noonan

This paper describes work undertaken by Building Research Establishment Limited (BRE) for the Building Regulations Division of the UK Department of the Environment…

An overview of issues in the reduction of UK radon exposure

Daryl W. Dixon

Radon is the second largest cause of lung cancer after cigarette smoking and is estimated to be responsible for between about 3 and 5 per cent of UK lung cancer deaths…



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