Short term skin damage from the sun
You should check your skin frequently.
Long Term issues such as skin cancer
Check moles for changes in...
Be UV aware
The UV index is a global standard adopted by the World Health Organisation for measuring solar UV levels and advising when sun protection measures are required.
LOW: UV 1-2
No protection required
You can safely stay outside
MODERATE / HIGH: UV 3-7
Protection required: Wear a shirt, sunscreen, a hat & sunglasses
VERY HIGH / EXTREME: UV 8-11+
Extra protection required
Avoid being outside during midday hours
Make sure you seek shade
Shirt, sunscreen, glasses and a hat are a must
Best Practise for UV Protection
Best Practice for UV protection involves the ‘5-S’ approach: