Radon levels above limit at Meduxnekeag Consolidated School – CBC

Letter sent home to parents said there is no immediate health risk to students or staff

Jun 22, 2019

Anglophone West School District officials have confirmed recent tests at Meduxnekeag Consolidated School in Woodstock, N.B., showed radon levels above the limit set by Health Canada.

A letter sent home to parents dated June 19 said Health Canada and the provincial public health authority assured there is no immediate health risk to students or staff.

The exposure limit for radon gas indoors is 200 becquerels per cubic meter. Becquerel is the unit used to measure radioactivity.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/meduxnekeag-consolidated-school-radon-1.5186309?cmp=rss

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