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Sunburn | National Centre for Farmer Health

Sunburn is when your skin is burned by radiation from the sun. Sunburn can cause permanent skin damage. By the time signs and symptoms of sunburn appear, skin damage has already occurred. Not only will radiation from the sun damage your skin – it can damage your eyes and contribute to the development of cataracts.

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Sunburn - Better Health Channel

Even mild sunburn can cause permanent skin damage and may increase your risk of skin cancer.

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Sunburn in children and teenagers | Raising Children Network

Sunburn happens when your child’s skin gets too much sun at once. You can prevent sunburn with some simple sun safety precautions. Read more.

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Eyes - flash burns - Better Health Channel

Flash burns are like sunburn in the eye and can affect both your eyes. Find out more.

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ACD A-Z of Skin - Sun Protection & Sunscreens

Sun protection is aimed at reducing excessive exposure to sunlight.

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Causes of skin cancer | Cancer Council

What causes skin cancer? Find information on the risk of exposure to UV radiation, including tanning, sunburn, fake tans and the use of solariums

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Eyes in the sun - myDr.com.au

Ultraviolet radiation from the sun can damage the eyes, especially in Australia. Problems include sunburn to the cornea, surfer's eye (pterygium), and cataracts.

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Eye injury – flash burns | National Centre for Farmer Health

Flash burns occur when the cornea (the clear tissue that covers your eyes) has been exposed to ultraviolet light. Flash burns are like sunburn in the eye. Read more...

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Burn Injury Prevention and First Aid

Burns can be caused in many different ways including by hot liquid, touching hot objects, fire, chemicals, electricity, friction and even sunburn. These burns can occur anywhere, particularly in the home and workplace, and if they do happen it’s best that you and those closest to you are prepared and armed with the right information – the life you save could be your own.

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Ultraviolet radiation exposure and dose explained | ARPANSA

UV dose is important When we go outside on almost any day, no matter how cold or cloudy, we receive some UV exposure from the sun to our hands, face, eyes and any uncovered skin

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