Radon, Radiation, and Nuclear Services and Equipment

Carte Blanche Investigates Radon

CareTac took part in an investigation by Carte Blanche, the famous South African investigative journalism program, on radon, what it is, how it affects South Africa, and what you can do about it.

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Radon: the Facts


Number of deaths worldwide per day from radon-induced lung cancer


1 in 15 homes have radon levels deemed hazardous by the US Environmental Protection Agency

Over R 300 billion  

Annual cost

to the global economy 

South Africa is especially at risk

Mining sector

Construction industry

Residential properties

Food & drinking water

Offices, schools, hospitals, and more

Medical aid & insurance companies

Radon Testing and Mitigation

CareTac provides comprehensive radon testing and mitigation for homes, businesses, and industrial facilities in South Africa. With a host of radon testing techniques, our customers can find a solution that works ideally for them.

  1. Long-term passive monitorsA tried-and-true industry technique to test radon-gas levels. 

  2. Short-term onsite measurementsWe rely on the RAD7 by DURRIDGE to perform highly accurate, onsite radon and thoron measurements in just minutes for clients with special needs or who just want to know as soon as possible what radon health risks they may be facing. 

  3. Continuous electronic detectors: CareTac is an authorized distributor in South Africa for Airthings, the world leader in continuous electronic Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and radon monitoring. 

Stopping radon in South Africa

Radiation and Nuclear Services 

CareTac wields unique capabilities and expertise in radiation and nuclear safety and security solutions. We are able to provide fully customized solutions for clients across South Africa in radioactive material transport and storage, radwaste management, decommissioning and more

Training and Workships

CareTac provides training sessions and workshops for companies in South Africa looking to improve their compliance with South African and international radiation and radioactive material requirements, as well as looking to improve their own radiation and nuclear competences.


By becoming fully compliant, companies in South Africa improve their bottom line, give their employees safer working environment, and avoid costly violations while providing a positive effect to their social reputations both nationally and internationally. 

CareTac can conduct either ready-made courses or create tailor-made solutions for clients with specific goals. Moreover, we can provide your course either online or in person, whichever is most convenient and cost effective for our clients. 

Equipment Distributor and Reseller

ATOMTEX is the world leader in the design and manufacture of equipment for nuclear measurements and radiation monitoring. CareTac is the exclusive distributor and reseller of ATOMTEX in South Africa and an authorized distributor across the rest of Africa.

Airthings manufactures critically acclaimed indoor air quality monitors for tracking radon, CO2, TVOCs, humidity, temperature, and pressure. CareTac is the authorized distributor of Airthings in South Africa. Contact us to place an order.

PARC RGM specializes in determining longer term average radon levels using well-established, globally accepted, and extensively used methodology with state-of-the-art equipment. 

DURRIDGE Radon Capture & Analytics is a leader in world-class radon detection solutions for businesses, universities, and governments the world over. CareTac is a key distributor of DURRIDGE equipment, including the critically acclaimed RAD7 radon and thoron detector, in Africa

Corporate Clients