18.08.2019 - 08:36 Uhr
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Precautions

The UV index can be divided into the different categories according to its exposure to skin and eyes as well as the protective measures to be taken:


 UV Index Range  Exposure category  Protection
 ≥  11+  extreme  extra protection required
 8 - 10  very high  extra protection required
 6 - 7  high  required
 3 - 5  moderate  required
 0 - 2  low  not required


Protection measures:
  • Seek shade during midday hours (11:00 am - 3:00 pm)!
  • Slip on a shirt, slop on sunscreen and slap on a hat!
  • Extra protection:
      → Avoid being outside during midday hours!
      → Make sure you seek shade!
      → Shirt, sunscreen and hat are a must!
For detailed information on the UV index, its application, and protective measures, see e.g. at the World Health Organization WHO.

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