Category: Sun protection

skin cancer

Skin cancer – risks and early signs

Farming men and women and agricultural workers spend a lot of time working outdoors.  Without appropriate protection they can be increasing their risk of skin cancer. Skin cancer can be…


Sunburn is when your skin is burned by UV radiation from the sun. Repeated sunburn can cause permanent skin damage and increase the risk of wrinkles, freckles, pigmentation, skin lesions,…
skin cancer prevention

Skin cancer prevention

Globally rural and agricultural populations are known to have higher risks for skin cancer due to the nature of their work. Research literature indicates Australia farm men have been reported…
heat stress

Heat stress and heat stroke

Heat stress is one of the biggest health risks associated with heat waves. Hot weather places extra strain on your body as it tries to cool itself to its preferred…