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Legal regulations for the protection against radon

Protection against radon is regulated in the Radiation Protection Act. The Act provides for various measures to protect human health in areas with high occurrence of radon. The measures affect both residential buildings and workplaces.

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Radon at workplaces

On average, workers at workplaces which are under radiation protection surveillance due to elevated radon concentrations receive a higher dose than workers of other regulated occupational categories. Therefore, starting at the beginning of 2019, the new Radiation Protection Law enhances the protection against high radon concentrations at workplaces.

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