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Safety Nugget Week of May 28 - Too Much Sun< Back to Blog

May 29, 2018
By: M. Cavett
Categories: Safety

TOO MUCH SUN

As we enter into in the summer months, it is important to remember to safeguard yourself from the harmful effects of sun exposure.  Sun burns are a fast and obvious sign of too much sun.  Later in life, skin cancer and cataracts can result.  According to the center for disease control, skin cancer is the most common type of cancer. 

In addition to sunscreen, hats, long- sleeve shirts, long pants, and sun glasses can help reduce the effects of sun exposure.

Below is a link that gives instructions on first aid for sunburns, signs of skin cancer, and instructions to adequately safeguard yourself from harmful sun exposure.

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2010-116/pdfs/2010-116.pdf

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