Where to get more information about Radon
IHS BRE Press
The leading online bookstore for the construction, built environment and related sectors, BRE Press publish BRE reports, Good Repair Guides and BRE Trust publications relating to radon.
British Geological Survey
BGS have extensive knowledge of the geology associated with radon and have prepared maps of radon risk potential based upon geology. In addition a Radon Protective Measures (RPM) Site Report service is available to provide Geological Assessment in support of Building Regulations requirements contained in BRE Report BR211 ‘Radon: Protective measures for new buildings.
Public Health England
Public Health England (formerly Health Protection Agency)
Tel: 01235 822622
Fax: 01235 833891
Public Health England Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards provide impartial advice and authorative information on all aspects of radon to the public, professionals, local authorities and the government. From the UKradon.org website householders and employers can access guidance on radon health risks and measurement, or order a risk report for a property and, radon detectors for a home or workplace,
Health and Safety Executive
The HSE have responsibility for health and safety in workplaces and can offer guidance on the requirements for dealing with radon in the workplace.
The Radon Council Limited
PO Box 39, Shepperton, Middlesex, TW17 8AD,
Tel: 01932 221212, Fax:01932 229779
The Radon Council came into being in 1990 and is the Independent non-profit making Self-Regulatory Body for the radon industry. The Council has drawn up an Approved List of Contractors offering advice and services involving remedial work for radon gas. The contractors work to an agreed Code of Practice for the industry.
Building regulation and protective measures for new buildings, extensions and conversions:
Department for Communities and Local Government
Eland House, Bressenden Place,
Tel: 0303 444 0000
Building Regulations Unit,
Department of Finance and Personnel
Level 5, Causeway Exchange,
1-7 Bedford Street,
Tel: 028 9051 2704
The Scottish Government
St Andrews house
Tel: 08457 741 741
Housing and Regeneration Directorate
Tel: 03000 628 144