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The Topics section contains information on the health effects of radiation, radiation in our environment, diverse devices and preparation for radiation hazard.

Osion etusivun kuvanosto Topics Radon


Radon in the indoor air

Radon is a colourless and odourless noble gas that is present in the indoor air in homes and at workplaces. Radon prevention in the construction phase is easier than implementing mitigation measures afterwards.

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Osion etusivun kuvanosto Topics Sun beds


Sun beds

When it comes to radiation, some of the most dangerous home-use appliances are sun beds.

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Osion etusivun tekstinosto Topics

The Nordic Radiation Safety Authorities advise against using sunbeds

Do not use sunbeds. There is a proven risk of skin cancer associated with using sunbeds, and there is no safe lower limit for exposure to UV radiation from sunbeds. See the statement by The Nordic Radiation Safety Authorities (2019) (pdf).