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radiation

  • What is radiation?  more...
  • Am I exposed to radiation?  more...
  • Which types of radiation are harmful?  more...
  • I work outdoors. How can I protect my skin from UV radiation?  more...
  • Are mobile phones a risk to my health?  more...
  • What about ionising radiation?  more...
  • Am I exposed to more radiation if I work as an airline cabin attendant?  more...
  • What about radon at work?  more...
  • What about wireless internet (Wi-Fi) connections?  more...

further information

The Health and Safety Executive's radiation webpages feature publications and resources on both ionising and non-ionising radiation.

The Department of Health (DH) has an advice leaflet on mobile phones and health, available from the publications section of the DH website.

Public Health England's radiation webpages include information on radon in the workplace, mobile phones and wireless networks.

The World Health Organisation has information on ionising radiation available online.

The Sitefinder website, hosted by telecomms regulator OfCom, provides information on mobile phone base stations and their emissions.