The summer months are a great time for relaxation, vacations, and sunshine. However, this time of the year is also a reminder of how important sun protection is for all employees. Whether your profession keeps employees mostly indoors or outdoors, the sun can cause adverse health outcomes when a person is not protected from its heat and harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. Examples include skin cancer, heat illness, and eye damage. Help keep workers safe from the sun by sharing these safety tips below and incorporating them into your workplace wellness program:
Wear Personal Protective Equipment1
These guidelines are more effective when used together! Think about ways you can integrate the material above into your workplace. For additional resources on ways to keep workers safe in the summer sun, check out NIOSH and the American Cancer Society.