Personnel monitoring of exposure to ultraviolet radiation


Reprint requests to: Professor I. A. Magnus, Department of Photobiology, Institute of Dermatology, Homerton Grove, London E9 6BX.


A cheap, simple badge for personnel UVR exposure monitoring has been developed; it is based on measuring the optical absorbance of a polysulphone film. This has been successfully used to demonstrate quantitative differences in UVR exposure of groups of people in different environments.