Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas produced by the breakdown of uranium in soil, rock, and water.
Radon can not be detected by sight, smell, or taste.
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Soil and rock beneath homes
Radon in Schools
In Ohio it is estimated that 62.5% of schools have a potential for at least one room in excess of the
action level (4 pCi/l) compared to 19.3% nationwide.
School radon hazards normally increase in the winter.
For more information on radon in schools,
For details on radon concentration in schools in Ohio's counties
For general information on radon,
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