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Document ID (ISN)108967
CIS number 08-1440
Year 2009
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet INDG209(rev1)
Title Reducing health risks from the use of ultraviolet (UV) tanning equipment.
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2009. 6p. 6 ref.
Internet access http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg209.pdf [in English]
Abstract This leaflet provides advice for operators of ultraviolet (UV) tanning facilities on minimizing the health risks of exposure to UV radiation. Health hazards include sunburn, skin irritation, conjunctivitis, premature ageing of the skin, skin cancer and cataracts. Legal responsibilities of operators are also summarized. Previous edition: CIS 02-1906.
Descriptors (primary) radiation protection; beauty parlours; ultraviolet radiation; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) cataract; skin cancer; erythema; skin protection; comment on law; data sheet; conjunctivitis
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Ionizing radiation
Hairdressing & beauty parlours
Non-ionizing radiation