Many people understand the link between ultraviolet (UV) radiation and skin cancer, but they are often less aware of the connection between UV radiation and eye damage. With increased levels of UV radiation reaching the Earth’s surface, largely due to stratospheric ozone layer depletion, it is important to take the necessary precautions to protect your […]
Hot summer months pose special hazards for outdoor people who must protect themselves against heat, sun exposure, and other hazards. Everyone should know the potential hazards in their workplaces and how to manage them. Sun Sunlight contains ultraviolet (UV) radiation, which causes premature aging of the skin, wrinkles, cataracts, and skin cancer. There are no […]
Sunlight contains ultraviolet (UV) radiation, which causes premature aging of the skin, wrinkles, cataracts, and skin cancer. The amount of damage from UV exposure depends on the strength of the light, the length of exposure, and whether the skin is protected. There are no safe UV rays or safe suntans. Skin Cancer Sun exposure at […]
There’s no such thing as a safe tan. Whether from the sun or from sunlamps used in tanning equipment, ultraviolet rays pose a health risk.