About Radon

Radon is an odourless and invisible radioactive gas that can occur in indoor air. Measurement is the only way to find out the radon concentration. This section contains important information about radon.

Current issues

The training for experts in the use of the equipment and materials of the EU’s common emergency stockpile facilities located in Finland starts at the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority. After the training of the first group, the materials and experts are ready to go within at least two days after the request for help has been received.

Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority’s (STUK) regulation, which will applied from the first day of February onwards, no longer stipulates a five-kilometer precautionary action zone nor a 20-kilometer emergency planning zone around all nuclear ...