WHSC: Low-level, prolonged exposure to radon leading cause of lung cancer

“Radon has long been recognized as a significant lung cancer risk to workers in underground mining. Though it can also be a significant risk in a wide range of other occupational settings ranging from construction sites and underground parking garages to elementary and secondary schools and public administration buildings. According to CAREX Canada, almost 200,000 Canadians in these and other workplaces are exposed, including 34,000 in Ontario.”

Article: Low-level, prolonged exposure to radon leading cause of lung cancer
Author: Workers Health and Safety Centre
Date: September 7, 2022