Sunlight is the main source of ultraviolet radiation (UV) known to damage the skin and cause other health effects. The amount of solar UV exposure depends on the strength of the light, length of exposure, and the degree of sun protection an individual takes.
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Sun safety refers to the measures a person can take to be safe while outdoors in the sun. Everyone can (and should) practice sun safety. This can include active precautions such as the use of sunscreen, or less direct measures such as seeking shade to stay out of the sun’s rays.
If you’re an educator and looking for resources which address road safety, here are some credible sources with information, activities, and lesson plans.
If you’re looking for more information on distracted driving, the following sites are recommended:
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In addition to distracted driving laws to keep drivers alert while on the road, it is required by law for those 18 years and younger to wear a helmet while cycling. It is also strongly recommended for those 18 years of age and older to wear a helmet to protect themselves.
Walking or cycling to school are modes of active transportation often encouraged among students as a healthy way to get to and from school.
Road safety refers to the actions taken to decrease the risk of injuries and death on the road.
If you’re an educator and looking for resources that address distracted driving, here are some credible sources with information, activities, and lesson plans:
If you’re looking for more information on distracted driving, the follow sites are recommended:
Canadian Automobile Association (CAA)- Distracted Driving- includes videos, tips, statistics, and driving laws