The poster describes the sun safety at work canada project including the project design conceptual and theoretical frameworks and heat and sun safety intervention strategy. Help your students to remember what it means to be sun safe.
Exposure to ultraviolet radiation from sunlight indoor tanning beds or other artificial sources can be harmful for example it is the primary cause of skin canceroutdoor workers are up to 25 35 times more likely to be diagnosed with skin cancers1 outdoor workers are also at risk for developing heat stress when working in the sun2.
Sun safety poster canada. Cover up wear light coloured long sleeved shirts. Sun safety is important for everybody. This page offers information and tips to help you keep your children safe.
Sun safety for every day tips to protect your skin and eyes 11×17 sun protection tips for athletes sports enthusiasts sun safety at work protect your skin and eyes from the sun. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in canada and the rate continues to rise yet it is one of the most preventable. You could print this poster out large and put it somewhere in your room where you could refer to it before breaks reminding students how to be sun safe whilst they are outside playing.
Click here to view the poster. Frame it with us to complete the look of your nestable home. Share this infographic outlining ways employers can support outdoor workers including the development of a sun safety policy and tips to reduce the risk when working outside.
Parents school administrators employers and park staff purpose and use. You can put them on your website or print out copies to distribute. The sun is a major source of vitamin d which is needed for good health and helps build healthy bones and teeth.
Minimize outdoor activity between 11 am and 3 pm in summer. Poster presented at the partners in prevention 2015 health safety conference and trade show on april 28 29 2015. Sun safety tips for parents.
Download all sun safety facts. Use a sunscreen with an spf of at least 30 and reapply every two hours. Lists sun safety strategies for families schools employers and parks and recreation staff.
Wear shades uva uvb make sure they have uva and uvb protection. Too much sun can be harmful. Colorfully improve your space today with canada posters and prints you love that wont break the bank.
Health canada recommends that all breastfed infants should receive a vitamin d supplement of 400 iu every day from birth until 12 months. Babies and young children have sensitive skin that can be damaged easily by ultraviolet radiation from the sun uv rays.