A shade comparison check is the first step in ensuring there is adequate shade to protect as many people as possible using an outdoor space from overexposure to UV.
SunSmart recommends a shade comparison check be conducted for outdoor spaces:
A shade comparison check will explore all possible solutions for reducing UV exposure by shade.
Recommendations can be used to:
People are at risk of sun damage when the UV is 3 and above. You can check UV levels daily in the daily weather section of your local paper, on the SunSmart website or on the free SunSmart app (available from your app store).
SunSmart Victoria, 615 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004, Australia. Phone +61 (03) 9514 6419 Fax +61 (03) 9514 6804.