Effects of simple measures to reduce the occupational solar UV exposure of outdoor workers

Parisi, A. and Kimlin, M. (1999) Effects of simple measures to reduce the occupational solar UV exposure of outdoor workers. Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand , 15 (3). pp. 267-272. ISSN 0815-6409

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Taking sun-sheltered meal and tea-breaks around solar noon can reduce occupational exposure to solar erythemal ultraviolet (UV) radiation by outdoor workers. The research presented in this article has quantified the reductions in solar UV exposure to be expected in summer and winter for different scenarios of break times for this high UV exposure occupational group of the population.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Biological and Physical Sciences
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2007 11:47
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 00:19
Uncontrolled Keywords: outdoor workers; personal protective equipment; solar ultraviolet radiation; ultraviolet radiation
Fields of Research : 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111705 Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
04 Earth Sciences > 0401 Atmospheric Sciences > 040103 Atmospheric Radiation
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150305 Human Resources Management
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 92 Health > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920412 Preventive Medicine
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/13826

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