Presentation on theme: "1 Practice Sun Safety Daily. 2 Remember the 5 “S’s” Slip Slop Slap Sunglasses Seek Say no."— Presentation transcript:
1 Practice Sun Safety Daily
2 Remember the 5 “S’s” Slip Slop Slap Sunglasses Seek Say no
3 Slip Slip on a shirt A long-sleeved shirt is best. If you choose a short-sleeved shirt, be sure to apply sunscreen on the exposed skin
4 Slop Slop on sunscreen. –Use sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 15 or higher. –Sunscreen needs to be generously applied at least 30 minutes before sun exposure. –Reapply sunscreen every 2 hours and after swimming or sweating
5 Slap Slap on a hat –The head and neck are common places for skin cancer to start –For maximum protection, wear a hat with a 3-4 inch brim all around. –Be sure to sunscreen your ears and neck if you wear a smaller hat or baseball cap.
6 Sunglasses Wrap on sunglasses. –Sunglasses protect the eyes and skin around the eyes. –Choose sunglasses that block 100% of both UVA and UVB rays.
7 Seek Seek shade. –Because the sun’s UV rays are most intense between 10 AM and 4 PM, outdoor activities should be minimized during this time –If you are outside during this time, find some shade, and keep cool under a tree, umbrella, or structure.
8 Say no Say no to artificial rays. –Do not use indoor tanning beds, booths, and sunlamps. –Artificial rays are sources of artificial UV radiation. –Indoor tanning devices are not safe!
9 Remember the 5 “S’s” Slip Slop Slap Sunglasses Seek Say no