Heat Stress and Sun Exposure

Sun Exposure

Date Added Resource Source
General Occupational
Mar 2011

Updated Sunscreen Information

http://www.skincancer.org/Sunscreen/

This page, provided by the Skin Cancer Foundation, provides FAQ's on sunscreen.

(Skin Cancer Foundation)
Jul 2009

Medline Plus: Sun Exposure

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/sunexposure.html

This information on sun exposure through Medline Plus is provided by the National Library of Medicine.

(NLM)
Feb 2009

The Skin Cancer Foundation - Understanding UVA and UVB

http://www.skincancer.org/understanding-uva-and-uvb.html

The center of this confusion is the sun’s ultraviolet A (long-wave) and ultraviolet B (shortwave) rays. Our understanding of exactly what kinds of damage each causes to the skin, and how best to protect ourselves, seems to shift every year as new research comes out.

(Skin Cancer Foundation)
May 2007

SunSmart: Developing a UV radiation protection program

http://www.sunsmart.com.au/workplaces_and_local_government/at_work/guidelines_and_policy/

This page provides resources to assist in the development of occupational UV radiation and sun protection programs.

(The Cancer Council Victoria)
May 2007

EPA's SunWise Program: Today's Ultraviolet Index

http://www.epa.gov/sunwise/whereyoulive.html

The UV Index is calculated daily. Enter your zip code or city and state below for today's UV Index in your area.

(EPA)
May 2007

HSE Topic Page: Skin at Work – Outdoor Workers and Sun Exposure

http://www.hse.gov.uk/skin/employ/sunprotect.htm

Information on sun protection of UK Health and Safety Executive including access to leaflets for employees and employers.

(HSE)
May 2007

OSHA Fact Sheet: Protecting Yourself in the Sun

http://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3166/osha3166.html
(OSHA)
 
Organizations
May 2007

American Cancer Society

http://www.cancer.org/
(ACS)
May 2007

EPA’s SunWise Program

http://www.epa.gov/sunwise/
(EPA)
May 2007

SHADE Foundation of America

http://www.shadefoundation.org/
(SHADE Foundation of America)
May 2007

Skin Cancer Foundation

http://www.skincancer.org/
(Skin Cancer Foundation)
 
Training
May 2007

Agricultural Tailgate Safety Training Module: Sun Exposure (PDF)

http://ohioline.osu.edu/atts/PDF-English/Sun-Exposure.pdf

Trainer’s module to learn the possible outcomes of overexposure to the sun, and how to prevent overexposure as provided by the Ohio state University Extension.

(Ohio State University Extension)
May 2007

Tailgate Safety Training for Landscaping and Horticultural Services (PDF)

http://ohioline.osu.edu/aex-fact/192/pdf/0192_2_76.pdf

This training module, provided by the Ohio State University Extension, provides information for trainers and supervisors on sun exposure hazards in the landscaping industry.

(Ohio State University Extension)