UV radiation, sun and sunbeds
UV-radiation, sun and sun beds
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Exposure of the skin to large amounts of sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation and burning of the skin increase the risk of developing skin cancer. Sunbeds (solaria/solarium equipment) also emit UV radiation.
Osion etusivun kuvanosto UV-radiation, sun and sunbeds
Protect yourself properly from the sun
Avoid burning and get gently used to the sun. Particularly important is protection from the sun's UV radiation for children and for those who are light-skinned, red-haired and freckled.
Osion etusivun kuvanosto UV-radiation, sun and sunbeds The Nordic Radiation SafetyAuthorities advise against using sunbeds
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.
Osion etusivun kuvanosto UV-radiation, sun and sunbeds Use of UV-C radiation in disinfection
Use of UV-C radiation in disinfection
UV-C radiation is well-suited for disinfecting air and water. However, UV-C radiation is dangerous to humans, animals and plants. Damage can be inflicted quickly; with efficient lamps in seconds.