Research and analysis
Radon: householder knowledge
This report (PHE-CRCE-024) includes recommendations to improve awareness of radon in new householders.
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A survey of owner occupiers of new homes in areas of high radon risk sought to understand the extent to which the occupiers were aware of, and had taken action on, radon. A minority of householders reported that they had key information and advice on radon, suggesting there is scope for improvement.
Recommendations are made to improve householder awareness and improvements are suggested to online information sources along with a potential means to remind home owners about radon after they move into a new home that may have radon protection.