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Ultraviolet radiation

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.

1 May 2017

This Radiation Protection Standard limits the occupational exposure to ultraviolet radiation for artificial sources in the workplace, considered to be a controlled environment and provides guidance on minimising a person's exposure to uncontrollable sources of UVR, such as the sun.

20 June 2017

There is well established evidence that exposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun can lead to skin cancer and eye damage. For best protection use a combination of sun protection measures.

20 June 2017

There is no established evidence that the low levels of ultraviolet radiation from compact fluorescent lights are a risk to health for normal population skin types.

20 June 2017

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

20 June 2017

Solar UV radiation is the single most significant source of UV radiation and can reach a person on the ground from three sources, directly from the sun, scattered from the open sky and reflected from the environment.

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