Radon Information Links
- Air Chek
radon test kit company.
Radon Fact Sheet
Map of Radon Distribution by State
- American Cancer Society, enter “radon” in
- American Lung Association (ALA), enter
“radon” in search box
American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists.
- Cancer Survivors Against Radon (CANSAR)
- Consumer Law Page
- search for articles
Consumer Law Page
Radon: A National Environmental
Consumer Law Page
A Home Buyers Guide to
Consumer Law Page:
The Home Inspection and You.
LBNL: Research Review Article
Mapping the Radon Risk
Across the Country.
Safety Council Radon and Indoor Air Quality.
National Radon Safety Board list of certified testers,
mitigators and training courses.
NEHA-NRPP The National
Environmental Health Association-National Radon Proficiency
Program - list of certified testers, mitigators, laboratory
services and training courses.
OSHA: Ionizing Radiation Standard 1910.96 General Workplace
OSHA: Ionizing Radiation Standard 1926.53 Construction
OSHA: Interpretation of Ionizing Radiation Standard 1926.53
- RHP: Radiation
and Health Physics home page.
main radon page. Includes links to the NAS radon
report, radon-resistant new construction, the map of
radon zones, radon publications, hotlines and more.
EPA - A Citizen's Guide
- The guide to protecting yourself and your
family from radon. This guidance offers
strategies for testing your home for radon and
discussions of what steps to take after you have
tested, discussions of the risk of radon and
EPA - Building Radon
Out: A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Build Radon
- Resistant Homes - This 81 page, fully
illustrated guide contains all the info needed
in one place to educate home builders about
radon-resistant new construction.
EPA - Consumer's Guide
to Radon Reduction - How to Reduce
Radon Levels in Your Home. This booklet is for
people who have tested their home for radon and
confirmed that they have elevated radon levels
-- 4 picoCuries per liter (pCi/L) or higher.
This booklet can help you: Select a qualified
contractor to reduce the radon levels in your
home, Determine an appropriate radon reduction
method, and maintain your radon reduction
EPA - Home Buyer's and
Seller's Guide to Radon
- This booklet is intended for anyone who is
buying or selling a home, real estate and
relocation professionals, home inspectors and
EPA - Local Efforts to
Reduce Exposure to Radon
- Every day in the U.S. someone is exposed to
radon gas in their home. EPA and its partners
are working to inform and educate citizens of
the dangers associated with exposure to radon
EPA Model Standards
and Techniques for Control of Radon in New
Residential Buildings - This document
is intended to serve as a model for use by the
Model Code Organizations, States and other
jurisdictions as they develop and adopt building
codes, appendices to codes, or standards
specifically applicable to their unique local or
regional radon control requirements.
EPA SLIDESHOW An
EPA slideshow to the Introduction, Behavior,
and Radon Mitigation System Design and
Installation. This is a slide-show format
instructional presentation produced by Doug
Kladder, Colorado Vintage Companies, presented
by the US EPA and the Regional Radon Training
Centers for many years.
video is provided by the EPA and is a short
visual educational tool on how to best include
radon in residential real estate transactions.
(22.7MB, 13.10 minutes, Windows Media Player)
EPA State Radon Contacts. Provides detailed information
on contacting your state's radon office, including links
to some state websites. State indoor air quality
contact are also included.
EPA's Radon Publications. Offers the full text
version of EPA's most popular radon publications,
including the Consumer's Guide to Radon Reduction, the
Citizen's Guide to Radon, and the Model Standards and
Techniques for Control of Radon in New Residential
Buildings, and others.
main page on Indoor Air Quality. Includes
information on indoor risk factors, e.g., asthma,
secondhand smoke, carbon monoxide, duct cleaning, ozone
generating devices, indoor air cleaners, flood cleanup,
EPA's main page on radon in water. Includes
information on statutory requirements and links to the
drinking water standards program.
Radon Hotlines (Toll-Free)
EPA supports the following hotlines to best serve
consumers with radon-related questions and concerns.
- 1-800-SOS-RADON (767-7236). Radon Hotline,
operated by the National Safety Council (NSC) in
partnership with EPA. Order radon test kits by phone.
- 1-800-55RADON (557-2366). For live help with
your radon questions. Operated by the National Safety
Council (NSC) in partnership with EPA.
- 1-800-438-4318. The Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)
Information Clearinghouse is privately operated under
contract to EPA. You can get general information on
radon and indoor air quality issues.
- 1-800-426-4791. Safe Drinking Water Hotline,
privately operated under contract to EPA. For general
information on drinking water, radon in water, testing
and treatment, and radon drinking water standards.
State Radon Hotline Numbers
- 1-800-745-0037. Georgia Hotline/Southface (Outside Atlanta
- 1-404-872-3549, Ext. #148. Atlanta Area Hotline/Southface