Ultraviolet Radiation - Environmental Health Criteria 14

United Nations Environment Programme ; World Health Organization (1979)

Exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) occurs from both natural and artificial sources. The sun is the principal natural source. The known effects of UVR on man may be beneficial or detrimental, depending on a number of circumstances. Finally, the document describes existing protection and control measures such as the containment of UVE sources, and methods for personal protection including the use of sunscreen preparations, clothing, transparent material for eye and skin protection, and behavioural modifications.

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