Indoor Vapor Intrusion – Radon – Commercial

Environmental Risks In COMMERCIAL PROPERTY


Indoor Vapor Intrusion – Radon

What You Need to Know

Radon is a radioactive, colorless, odorless, tasteless naturally occurring gas that originates from uranium decay found in nearly all soils in the USA

Radon quantities vary from state to state, county to county, city to city, and building to building

Second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking in the USA

Highest impacts- lowest building levels

World Health Organization (WHO) lowered action level to 2.7 pCi/L

What You Need to Do

NOT REQUIRED to do anything…yet

Most states have local statutes that must be followed including disclosure and licensure requirements

EPA- voluntary program only

Myths and Misconceptions

There is no need to be concerned with radon if you are located in a state with low radon levels-FALSE

A radon level of <4pCi/L (picocuries per liter) of air is safe-FALSE

It is too complicated and expensive to fix a radon problem if one exists in a building-FALSE

Unless you are a smoker, radon is not really a big health issue-FALSE

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