The health risks associated with overexposure to the sun are largely preventable. With some simple steps, skin and eyes can be protected. The information listed below will help you to protect yourselves and your family or employees from the harmful effects of the sun.
Ultraviolet Radiation and Skin Cancer A Brief Review of the Evidence (PDF)
This report describes trends in skin cancer in Toronto and the rest of Ontario and risk factors for skin cancer. It contains a detailed analysis of the link between indoor tanning equipment and skin cancer and concludes that indoor tanning equipment causes skin cancer.
Review of Toronto Indoor Tanning Facilities' Websites (PDF)
Many people use websites to obtain information. This project found that Toronto tanning facilities' websites contained limited information related to Health Canada's (2005) Guidelines for Tanning Salon Owners, Operators, and Users. Very few contained information about skin cancer risk.