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Sun protection

28 November 2018

Information for consumers and manufacturers

Information for consumers

This was an in vivo study investigating the effect

23 November 2017

Assistant Minister for Health, The Hon Dr David Gillespie and Cancer Council Victoria Prevention Director Craig Sinclair officially named ARPANSA a SunSmart workplace.

Bright rays of sunshine beaming through a tall tree.
20 June 2017

Advice on reducing health effects associated with ultraviolet radiation (UVR) exposure from the sun.

Series of triangular shade sails blocking sections of a cloudy sky.
20 June 2017

Shade fabric, also known as shadecloth, is a popular method of providing climate control in greenhouses and nurseries for plants and for providing shade for people outdoors. We operate a service for measuring effectiveness of shade fabrics for sun protection

Close up hands placing a pair of sunglasses into a large machine for testing.
20 June 2017

We test all common types of sunglass lenses to the Australian standard and issue test reports that state the lens category and other mandatory labelling information.

20 June 2017

There is well established evidence that exposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun can lead to skin cancer. Seeking shade is a practical form of sun protection when used with a combination of other protective measures.

20 June 2017

There is well established evidence that exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) from the sun can lead to skin cancer. Broad-brimmed hats, bucket hats and legionnaire-style hats are effective methods of sun protection to the head, ears, face and neck when used with a combination of other protective measures.

20 June 2017

There is well established evidence that exposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun can lead to skin cancer. Clothing is a very effective method of sun protection when used with a combination of other protective measures.

8 September 2017

A list of products that provide sun protection.

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