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Sun safety guidelines for schools

Health Education Authority.

Sun safety guidelines for schools

Sun know how.

by Health Education Authority.

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Published by Health Education Authority in London .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Health -- Study and teaching.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination32p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21272186M

    Cancer Council Sun Protection; SunSmart schools and early childhood programs. Real Stories: secondary school resource; Primary school resource; Sun protection in the workplace; Campaigns and events. Slip Slop Slap Seek Slide; No tan is worth dying for; National Skin Cancer Action Week ; 10 myths about sun protection; Nutrition and physical activity. Body weight. Sun safety tips for parents. Too much sun can be harmful. Babies and young children have sensitive skin that can be damaged easily by ultraviolet radiation from the sun (UV rays). This page offers information and tips to help you keep your children safe.

    Sun safety: why it’s important. Too much sun can lead to sunburn, skin damage, eye damage, skin cancer and a weakened immune system.. Your child needs some sun to help her body to make vitamin D, which is important for things like strong bones and you have to be careful about how much sun your child gets on her skin.. Sun safety at different times of year and day. For health and safety, schools should respond to each of the following UV protections measures during sun protection time (whenever UV levels are 3 or above). Shade The school council should ensure there are sufficient shelters and trees to adequately shade the school grounds, particularly in .

      The charity also visits schools and colleges to deliver free sun safety awareness sessions to clarify the myths surrounding sunbeds, fake tans, sunburn, suncream and Author: Emily Drabble.   In simple, straightforward language, the book explains what depression is and how it is treated. It also prepares a child for working with a helping professional. And perhaps most important, it reassures a child that he or she is not alone. Divorce/Separation. 9. Mum and Dad Glue. A little boy tries to find a pot of parent glue to stick his mum Author: Jay Sanders.


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Sun safety guidelines for schools by Health Education Authority. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Promote sun safety as part of school spirit. Sell wide-brimmed hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, and umbrellas to fans. Include wide-brimmed hats and sunglasses as part of team uniforms and equipment.

Baseball caps, for example, protect the face but leave the ears and neck exposed. MARYLAND SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES GUIDELINE GUIDELINES FOR SCHOOLS ON SUN SAFETY Introduction Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer with one million cases diagnosed each year in the United States.

Sun safety practices that are begun early in life and consistently followed. Goerge the Sun Safe Superstar.

As part of the Sun Safe Schools and Nurseries national accreditation schemes, Skcin have written and produced a rhyming, illustrated story to engage primary school aged children and teach them key sun safe messaging in a fun and engaging manner.

Tell students how the sun's rays can cause serious sunburn. Ask if anyone has had a sunburn and what it felt like. Step 2: Introduce ways students can protect themselves from getting sunburned.

Introduce sunscreen, sunglasses, the best type of clothing to wear (loose and densely woven fabrics), and brimmed hats. Sun Safety in Secondary Schools Guidelines have been developed in consultation with Queensland Health to provide schools w ith evidence-based direction to inform the development of individual school Sun Safety Strategies.

These guidelines identify three areas of the school setting that need to be included in a whole school approach t o Sun Size: KB. THE SUN SAFETY ACTIVITY GUIDE 54 30 minutes • Scavenger Hunt map • Index cards • Pictures of sun protection • Sunscreen, hats, sunglasses, long sleeved, tightly-woven shirts, clocks (or drawing of clocks) that show 10 a.m.

and 4 p.m., trees, sample UV Index report 1. Prepare a set of index cards with a sun safety question on one side and aFile Size: KB.

Sun Safety for Students Schools have a responsibility to provide a safe environment for students, including providing adequate protection from the sun. The Student Health policy requires schools to implement practices related Sun safety guidelines for schools book student health that comply with the NSW Work Health and Safety Act (WHS Act) and that demonstrate a commitment to collaboration with parents to support the.

Sign the secondary school sun protection program membership and agreement form on pages 7–8. Send/fax a photocopy of your school’s sun protection policy and the signed agreement to: The Cancer Council Victoria Secondary School Sun Protection Program Rathdowne St, CARLTON VIC 05 Fax: 0 96 5 5 60 Ph: 0 96 5 5 48 Joining the programFile Size: KB.

Sun safety. Our schools take sun safety seriously and implement a range of strategies to support school environments that protect students from the damaging effects of the sun. Much of the sun exposure that causes skin damage occurs in childhood and adolescence. By the age of 15 many children have developed irreversible skin damage from exposure to the sun.

A full collection of resources to assist schools with their Sun Safe Schools Accreditaion including illustrated story book, animated video, lesson & assembly plans and much, much more. A mobile friendly version of this website is currently under construction.

It is a wonderful tool to open and encourage discussion between young children and adults on the important topic of sun safety and motivates all ages to make sun safety part of a daily routine.

Recommended for Ages: 3 - 8 years. Explore our editors' picks for the best kids' books /5(3). A sample sun safety policy for schools: Introduction: _____ is committed to protecting the health and safety of students and staff while providing and encouraging appropriate physical activities and opportunities.

Students and staff spend a significant amount of time in the sun during school hours. If you’ve been seeking reliable sources of information on sun protection for yourself or tools to help teach children about the importance of sun safety, these books may be just what you’re looking for.

Sun protection habits should start from day one. Activity Book. Grades • Rayguard’s Be Sun Smart Activity Book (Canadian Cancer Society). This resource contains word searches, puzzles, mazes and coloring, all featuring the Rayguard dog, and sun safety messages. Call York Region.

Health Connection. at or the Canadian Cancer Society to obtain free copies. Videos • Sun File Size: KB. Percy Piglet and The Summer Picnic book View File.

Living Willows for Shade - maintenance guide View File. Care in the Sun Teaching Pack - KS2 Years 5, 6 & 7 View File. Care in the Sun Teaching Pack - KS1 Year 4 View File. Care in the Sun Teaching Pack - KS1 Year 3 View File. Care in the Sun Teaching Pack - Foundation Year 2 View File.

Sun Safe Schools is a nationwide accreditation scheme developed by national skin cancer charity Skcin, to promote sun safety from an early age in order to reduce the soaring rates of skin cancer in the UK.

Striking a balance between encouraging fun in the sun and ensuring that children stay ‘sun safe’ whilst at school is of paramount Author: Teach Primary Magazine.

a sun safe school uniform including mandatory wearing of a sun safe hat. These resources can assist with policy development, including templates to adapt for your centre; Developing a Sun Safety Strategy (Department of Education and Training) SunSmart policy guidelines for schools.

Help raise sun safety awareness for grades K, educators and the general public. • The school community will regularly monitor and review the effectiveness of the Sun Protection Policy by referring to DEC’s Sun Safety for Students Guidelines, Checklist and Action Plan.

• We will update the school’s Sun Protection Policy in line with the SunSmart recommendations and send to Cancer Council NSW every three years. Sun Safe Colorado Comprehensive Sample Policy – addresses hats, sun protective clothing, sunscreen, shade, scheduling, health services and evaluation.

It incorporates all of the CDC’s Guidelines for Schools to Prevent Skin Cancer. Sun Safe Colorado Minimum Sample Policy – addresses hats, sun protective clothing and sunscreen. Look after your skin - stay safe in the sun! Remember it's not just sunbathing that puts you at risk, but being in the sun without adequate protection.

If you regularly take part in outdoor hobbies or sports, or work outdoors you could be at greater risk.

Make sure you use all of the Five S's of Sun Safety .A school uniform should promote the health and safety of students by identifying items necessary for particular activities to protect students from injury (for example, items for sun protectionFile Size: KB.Find out your daily local sun protection times (the times during the day when sun protection is needed) via the Bureau of Meterology website, your local newspaper, the UV Alert Widget, or the SunSmart App.

The UV Alert Widget. Embed the SunSmart Widget onto your schools website for parents and staff to easily check the UV levels every day.