UV light blogs, articles and news

Comparing UV light ELVs with natural sunlight exposure

A useful perspective is achieved by comparing the UV light exposure limit values with examples of natural outdoor UV light exposure. Comparison of the UV-A light radiant exposure limit value (HUV-A max) of 10,000 J/m2 for the unprotected eye with natural sunlight exposure. The Health Protection Agency (HPA) continuously monitor solar UV light...

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UV blacklight fluorescent inspection processes improve quality control

Today, industry has a great than ever need for continuous development and implementation of good quality control procedures. The importance of quality and reliability, whatever the product, is paramount. Rejects cost time, money and have the potential to damage long term customer relationships. Therefore quality checks must be right first...

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Exposure to UV light regulations not being applied

It may come as a surprise to many but our experience with on-site surveys to measure UV light personal exposure levels and feedback from our regular training courses suggests that several years after the introduction of the EU regulations on workplace exposure to UV light, many companies and industry sectors are still...

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UV lights demonstrate the importance of hand hygiene in burns training

Our hand hygiene training kits are being used all over the world to increase the effectiveness of handwashing and help reduce infections. Interburns, who aim to transform burn care and prevention in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) have been providing training in Bangladesh to aid with hand washing and infection prevention. “It...

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Applications for UV light in the workplace

When ultraviolet light is mentioned, many people immediately think of either sunbeds, counterfeit money detectors, insect traps or fish pond disinfection units. However, UV light is all around us, not just occurring naturally from sunlight but supplied by companies such as ourselves which, through high-tech industrial, commercial, public service and...

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