Radon: Cooperative Extension Radon and Indoor Air Quality Education

  • Fehr, Robert (PI)

Grants and Contracts Details


University of Kentucky will work with the State Radon Coordinator and Local and District Health Departments and act as a resource for government and private agencies interested in learning about radon. (1) The University, thru County Extension Agents, will make presentations, distribute literature and build and place in strategic locations, displays about radon. (2) The University will assist in building local coalitions of persons and agencies interested in radon reduction and related topics; they will act as a continuing resource for these coalitions. The University will prepare displays, exhibits and presentations for a variety of private and professional groups including medical professionals, home builders and inspectors, real estate agents, etc. (3) UK will organize and produce one course entitled "Radon Measurement Course". This course will give an introduction to radon, its health effects, and measurement techniques. It will be aimed at home inspectors and contractors but open to health professionals. (4) UK will develop and procure radon awareness promotional items for distribution to the public.
Effective start/end date7/1/086/30/09


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