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Ultraviolet radiation

20 June 2017

Direct viewing of a full or partial solar eclipse can cause permanent eye damage. ARPANSA recommends viewing an eclipse using indirect methods.

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.

20 June 2017

There is no established scientific evidence that the low level radiofrequency electromagnetic energy exposure from smart meters causes any health effects.

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