20 Jun 2018
There is well-established evidence that long-term overexposure to solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) from the sun can lead to eye damage such as cataracts. Sunglasses are an effective method of UVR protection for the eyes.
20 Jun 2017
Direct viewing of a full or partial solar eclipse can cause permanent eye damage. ARPANSA recommends viewing an eclipse using indirect methods.
A male scientist wearing a white lab coat and dark eye protecting glasses leans forward to adjust an ultraviolet radiation measuring device which is positioned to measure the ultraviolet radiation coming from a black light.
20 Jun 2017
We can assess natural and artificial UVR hazards in both public spaces and in occupational exposure situations using a variety of techniques and instruments.
20 Jun 2017
There is no established scientific evidence that the low level radiofrequency electromagnetic energy exposure from smart meters causes any health effects.
20 Jun 2017
Instructions on how you can list your products on our website.
20 Jun 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.
29 Oct 2019
Earlier this month ARPANSA and Cancer Council Victoria (CCV) met to formalise our partnership to promote sun safety and support skin cancer prevention.
Installation of the UV sensor in Emerald, Queensland
28 Aug 2019
We’re pleased to announce that the newest location in our ultraviolet (UV) radiation monitoring network is now online. Emerald is the fourth location in Queensland to join our network of real-time UV data.

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