Guidance regarding keeping children safe in hot weather from Public Health.
Please note the new guidance for looking after children during hot weather is available from the GOV.UK website. It is predicted that there will be more periods of hotter weather in future years so any changes or investment in buildings or resources you make now will help in the future.
Key points from the guidance to take note of are:
Teenage Cancer Trust has created a host of exciting and easy to use resources to teach sun safety in schools.
NHS guidance for sun safety - There's no safe or healthy way to get a tan. A tan doesn't protect your skin from the sun's harmful effects. Aim to strike a balance between protecting yourself from the sun and getting enough vitamin D from sunlight.
NI Direct – Government information services.The unpredictability of our summers can lead to many people thinking they will not get sunburn in such a changeable climate.
Sun Safe Schools help with assisting primary schools in their duty of care and preventing skin cancer through education.
Tips for staying safe in the sun (CBeebies)
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