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3 Important Things to Know About Radon Testing For Schools

Chances are you have heard about radon--an invisible, odorless, radioactive gas. What you may not know is that it is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the country. Given the serious health hazards associated with radon exposure, radon testing is highly recommended for anyone who owns or occupies a building. In some cases--such as testing in school districts in certain states--it is mandatory. Radon can be found in any building, in any state, at any time. Luckily, it also ... Read more

Oregon School District Conducts Radon Testing

In 2015 Oregon state passed House Bill 2931, requiring all school districts to test for the presence of radon and send test results to the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). Radon testing is to be completed by the beginning of 2021. In light of HB 2931, an Oregon school district recently contracted with G2 Consultants to quantify radon concentrations in their schools and associated facilities to determine if additional testing or mitigation efforts were warranted. The Need for Action Radon is colorless and has ... Read more