Radiation in dailylife

In the everyday environment, Finns suffer the most health damage from natural radiation - radon at workplaces, at home and in leisure apartments, and from UV radiation, which must be protected from with clothes, shade and cream.

Current issues

Human radioactivity measurements to be carried out by the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority in Rovaniemi are part of the programme to measure the radioactivity of the population, which began in the 1960s.

The use of Olkiluoto nuclear power plant's third unit has been safe during the operating period before its first annual maintenance, writes oversight manager Essi Vanhanen in a blog post published on the website of the Radiation Safety Authority (STUK).