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    Acoustics: Chronic noise exposure in the spontaneously hypertensive rat

    Health Canada conducts research to assess the potential health risks from noise as part of its role in administering the Radiation Emitting Devices Act, which governs the radiation safety of products that are imported and sold in Canada, including products emitting acoustical radiation (noise).
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    Guidance for Evaluating Human Health Impacts in Environmental Assessment: Rad...

    This document provides generic guidance on predicting health risks of ionizing radiation in federal environmental assessments (EAs) of proposed major resource and infrastructure projects. It presents the principles, current practices and basic information Health Canada looks for when it reviews...
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    Health Canada
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    Noise and your health

    Noise can be defined as any unwanted sound. Sources of noise include aircraft, road vehicles, rail cars, construction and landscaping equipment, home and car stereo systems, media players, household appliances, and power tools.
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    Health Canada
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    Guidance for Evaluating Human Health Impacts in Environmental Assessment: Wat...

    This document provides generic guidance on predicting health risks of water quality in federal environmental assessments (EAs) of proposed major resource and infrastructure projects. It presents the principles, current practices and basic information Health Canada looks for when it reviews the...
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    Health Canada
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    Guidance for Evaluating Human Health Impacts in Environmental Assessments: Co...

    This document provides generic guidance on predicting health risks associated with contamination of country foods, such as fruit, fish, seafood and game in federal environmental assessments (EAs) of proposed major resource and infrastructure projects. It presents the principles, current practices...
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    Health Canada
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    Fine particulate matter

    Find out about fine particulate matter, its sources and health risks.
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    Health Canada
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    Flood cleanup: keep in mind indoor air quality

    In an emergency situation, the indoor air quality in your home may appear to be the least of your problems. However, failure to remove standing water or water damaged materials can present serious long-term health risks.
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    Health Canada
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    Guidance for Evaluating Human Health Impacts in Environmental Assessment: Noise

    This document provides generic guidance on predicting health risks related to levels and/or types of sound predicted in federal environmental assessments (EAs) of proposed major resource and infrastructure projects. It presents the principles, current practices and basic information Health Canada...
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    Health Canada
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    Air: Metal composition of fine particulate air pollution and acute changes in...

    Health Canada is responsible for conducting health risk assessments on air pollution as part of the Clean Air Regulatory Agenda. This includes assessment of the health effects of air pollution produced by industry to support development of regulations governing industrial emissions.
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