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The Welsh Government develops policy to help respond to environmental threats and hazards to human health including chemicals and radiation.

Climate Change and Health

The consequential impacts of climate change represent a significant and emerging threat to public health and wellbeing in Wales. 

Radiation and Health

The Welsh Government wants to reduce the risks to health from exposure to ionising radiation and non-ionising radiation.

This could include radon gas, electromagnetic fields, sunlight (UV radiation), artificial tanning devices and radiofrequencies.

Carbon monoxide

Carbon monoxide in the home is responsible for a considerable number of deaths each year and for many more cases of sub-lethal poisonings.