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If you think using tanning equipment that emit ultraviolet (UV) radiation (rays) is a safe way to tan, think again. There is no safe way to tan. Health Canada recommends you do not use tanning equipment. However, if you do, it is important to know the risks.
Canadians use many different types of tanning products. Some are used to prevent tans and sunburns. Others are used to help create or fake a tan.
Health Canada information the risks of using tanning beds, how to protect yourself and safety guidelines and regulations for tanning equipment.
Wi-Fi is the second most prevalent form of wireless technology in Canada next to cell phones. The technology allows devices such as computers, smart phones, and video game consoles to communicate data wirelessly. Some people are concerned that radiation from Wi-Fi equipment could cause health problems and that children may be at particular risk in school environments.
Iceland and sea Scallops (Chlamys islandica and Placopecten magellanicus) represent an important biological resource for commercial fisheries and coastal ecology. The beds of this layer are described as being known and commercially exploited historically and / or currently, and have undergone validation and delimitation treatment with a good degree of precision. They are located in the Estuary and the Gulf of St. Lawrence, on the North Shore, Anticosti, the North Shore of Gaspésie and the Magdalen Islands. The beds are considered among the most abundant beds of scallops used for commercial fishing (noteworthy: high densities and fishing activity do not strictly stick to these beds).
Stimpson's surfclam is under protection and conservation measures to protect its reproductive potential and the integrity of the population (beds) in the Quebec region. The beds of this layer are described as being known and commercially exploited historically and / or currently and have undergone validation and delineation processing with a good degree of precision. They are located in the Estuary and the Gulf of St. Lawrence, on the North Shore and the Magdalen Islands. The beds of this layer are considered among the most abundant in Stimpson's surfclams and used for commercial fishing (note: the high densities are not strictly found in these beds).
Microwave ovens provide a convenient way to thaw, cook, and reheat food. They are now common in most Canadian homes and restaurants, and are found in many commercial and industrial establishments.
In recent years, utility companies in several provinces have started installing wireless smart meters in Canadian businesses and residences. Some people have expressed concern about the possibility of health effects from exposure to the radiofrequency fields that these devices emit.
The reliance on wind as a source of energy is increasing in Canada and around the world. Some residents in communities that host large-scale turbine electricity generators have reported adverse health effects which they attribute to the sound emitted by operating wind turbines.
With more Canadians using Compact flourescent lamps (CFLs), some have begun to question their safety, including the level of UV emissions, the electric and magnetic fields (EMFs) they create, and the presence of mercury in the lamps.