Is Radon Testing a Legal Requirement? In this article we look at the responsibilities in different sectors for radon surveys, monitoring and if required remediation. All employers, landlords, public sector buildings, commercial property owners have a legal requirement to ensure that their buildings are safe. The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 require the assessment of health and safety risks, this should include radon in specific circumstances…
Dr. Shauna McLoughlin, our Principal Geo-Environmental Consultant based at Earth Environmental & Geotechnical’s Head Office in Stockport, has recently published a paper in Soil Systems Journal. Selenium Uptake from Livestock Pasture Extremely Enriched in Selenium, Molybdenum, and Uranium: A Field and X-ray Absorption Study. Congratulations Shauna, the team at Earth Environmental & Geotechnical are super proud of your work!!
The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 require the assessment of health and safety risks, this should include radon in specific circumstances including: it is a building in a radon Affected Area, it has a basement area that is occupied for more than about 50 hours each year,it is a mine, cave, or other underground environment, it has a suspected radon source such as ground water (e.g. treatment works) or geological samples.