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  1. Compliance with EPA guidelines for follow-up testing and mitigation after radon screening measurements.

    Article - En anglais

    A survey was liken of 314 individuals, 55 of whom had residences that exceeded the EPA action level of 148 Bq m-3 (4 pCi L-1) of radon as measured by a medical center radon testing service.

    The survey was designed to assess whether these individuals followed the 1986 EPA guidelines for follow-up testing and mitigation.

    The survey indicated 41% of respondents performed follow-up tests and 16% of the respondents performed some form of mitigation.

    Some respondents had performed mitigation after inadequate or no follow-up radon tests.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Radon Isotope, Logement habitation, Exploration, Radioisotope, Radiodiagnostic, Norme sécurité, Mesure sécurité, Questionnaire, Etude longitudinale, Radiocontamination, Valeur EPA, Test activité, Enquête, Contrôle

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Radon Isotopes, Housing, Exploration, Radioisotope, Radiodiagnosis, Safety standard, Safety measure, Questionnaire, Follow up study, Radioactive contamination, Screening test, Inquiry, Check

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0149809

    Code Inist : 002A08F03. Création : 199406.