Dáil Éireann - Volume 628 - 22 November, 2006
Written Answers. - Radon Gas Levels.
Dr. Twomey Dr. Twomey
Dr. Twomey asked the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources if, in view of the fact that there was excessive radon levels in a third of schools here, his Department has plans or carried out tests for excessive radon levels in buildings under the control of or used by his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39388/06]
Mr. N. Dempsey Mr. N. Dempsey
Mr. N. Dempsey: My Department appointed a consultant, Radon Ireland, to undertake inspection and monitoring for radon levels in each of our buildings.
A total of 121 units were placed in various offices for the detection of radon. None of the offices tested exceeded the accepted safe annual average level of 400 Bq/m 3 for radon in the workplace.
Dáil Éireann 628 Written Answers. Radon Gas Levels.