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Full-body scanners are devices used in some airports to ensure that passengers are not carrying prohibited items aboard the aircraft.
Health Canada conducts research to assess the potential health risks from noise as part of its role in administering the Radiation Emitting Devices Act, which governs the radiation safety of products that are imported and sold in Canada, including products emitting acoustical radiation (noise).
This document is one of a series of safety codes prepared by the Bureau of Radiation and Medical Devices to set out requirements for the safe use of radiation-emitting equipment.
If you think using tanning equipment that emit ultraviolet (UV) radiation (rays) is a safe way to tan, think again. There is no safe way to tan. Health Canada recommends you do not use tanning equipment. However, if you do, it is important to know the risks.
The Interim Order Respecting Ultraviolet Radiation-emitting Devices and Ozone-generating Devices under the Pest Control Products Act was made on June 7, 2021. This interim order (IO) applies to devices used to control, destroy, make inactive or reduce the level of bacteria, viruses and other micro-organisms that are human pathogens.
This guide covers basic information on the following: hazards associated with radiation emergencies, radiation health effects, radiation detection and measurement, protection of workers, and management of radiation emergencies in Canada.
Radiation is energy that comes from a source and travels through material or space. Every day, Canadians come in contact with radiation in both their living and work environments.
Health Canada fact sheet: Radiation is energy that comes from a source and travels through material or space. Every day, Canadians come in contact with radiation in both their living and work environments.
Cosmic radiation consists of energetic charged particles, such as protons and Helium ions, moving through space. They originate from events beyond our solar system and from the sun. By the time cosmic radiation reaches the ground its intensity has been considerably reduced.
Canadian airports served by NAV CANADA control towers or flight service station.