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Sun Safety

Seek shade. Cover up. Use sunscreen. It doesn't matter if your skin is naturally fair, medium or dark. The sun’s UV rays affect everyone.

  • Environment Canada's UV IndexEnvironment Canada's UV Index
    Check the UV Index. When it’s 3 or higher, protect your skin as much as possible.
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    Complete a My CancerIQ cancer risk assessment and get your personalized action plan now.
  • Sun Safety at Work CanadaSun Safety at Work
    This website supports workplaces in helping protect their employees from the dangers of sun exposure at work.

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Did you know?

  • Exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can lead to sunburns, skin damage, wrinkles and
    skin cancer.
  • Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Canada, and rates
    are increasing.
  • Skin cancer can be prevented.
Date of creation: February 18, 2013
Last modified on: April 9, 2018