Infographics

  • Radioactive Waste Characterization

    This infographic provides an overview of the properties that are examined in characterizing radioactive waste

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  • What is Radioactive Waste?

    This infographic features the definition of radioactive waste and describes different aspects of its four classifications

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  • Uranium Mines and Mills in Canada in 2016

    This infographic features some key safety facts about Canada's operating uranium mines and mills in 2016.

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  • Probabilistic Safety Assessments for Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs)

    An analysis tool used to evaluate risk at NPPs and drive safety improvements

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  • Top 10 nuclear-related news stories for 2017

    Check out the CNSC's top 10 nuclear-related news stories for 2017.

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  • 10 facts about nuclear power plant safety in Canada in 2016

    An infographic that showcases 10 facts about nuclear power plant safety in Canada in 2016

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  • RAD FACTS about Irradiated Fuel Bays

    Learn how irradiated fuel keeps its cool in Canada

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  • How do you grow the best nuclear regulator in the world?

    In striving to be the best nuclear regulator in the world, the CNSC relies on its people – they are the most important assets. Using 2014–15 data collected from the Human Resources Directorate, this infographic outlines the key human components that help define our organization. Take a look.

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  • Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy

    In Canada, 48% of the radiation we will be exposed to in our lifetimes will come from medical procedures. This infographic features information nuclear medicine imaging and radiotherapy.

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  • Diagnostic Imaging and Ionizing Radiation

    The CNSC regulates the production, transport, uses and disposal of radioisotopes in Canada to protect the health and safety of patients and medical staff. Find out more about the radiation doses you're exposed to in everyday life from medical tests and naturally occurring radiation.

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  • Radiation in Action

    The CNSC licenses the use and production of over 250 radioisotopes in Canada. This infographic features examples of isotopes used in applications all around us.

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  • Electromagnetic Spectrum

    This infographic features the electromagnetic spectrum, describing the entire range of wavelengths from gamma rays to radio waves.

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  • Nuclear Medicine

    This infographic features some examples of common radioisotopes that have transformed medicine as we once knew it.

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  • Radioactive Me

    This infographic features a series of illustrations that reveal the many ways in which radiation is naturally present in our environment.

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