General Induction Training
TYPES OF HAZARDS continued
UV Radiation – Using this cream helps prevent the suns rays penetrating the skin.Sunlight contains ultraviolet (UV) radiation which causes premature aging of the skin, wrinkles, eye damage (including cataracts), and skin cancer. The amount of damage from UV exposure depends on the UV radiation levels (which can range from low to extreme), the length of the exposure and whether your skin is protected. There can be high levels even on cool days and you can receive sunburn on a cloudy day. Sun exposure at any age can cause skin cancer. The most dangerous form of skin cancer is melanoma. Australia has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world.