Comprehensive Cancer Control

Sun Safety: Maine Parks and Recreation Departments

Approximately 65-90% of melanomas External site disclaimer (the most dangerous type of skin cancer) are caused by too much exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Individuals of all ages can benefit from protecting their skin from the sun. The purpose of this kit is to increase awareness and practice of sun safety strategies. The kit includes educational materials that can be copied and distributed to staff and patrons of Maine’s Parks and Recreation Departments.

Educational Materials:


Sun Safety Kit: Introduction

Sun Safety Kit: Introduction (Adobe PDF*)
File Size: 429 KB
File Type: Adobe PDF

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Parks and Recreation: Sun Protection Policy Guidelines

Parks and Recreation: Sun Protection Policy Guidelines (Adobe PDF*)
File Size: 1,327 KB
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Sun Safety: What Parks and Recreation Staff Should Know

Sun Safety: What Parks and Recreation Staff Should Know (Adobe PDF*)
File Size: 1,182 KB
File Type: Adobe PDF

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Parents! Protect Your Children and Yourselves

Parents! Protect Your Children and Yourselves (Adobe PDF*)
File Size: 661 KB
File Type: Adobe PDF

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Sunscreen Policy: Parent Permission Form

Sunscreen Policy: Parent Permission Form (Adobe PDF*)
File Size: 22 KB
File Type: Adobe PDF

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Quiz: Understanding Skin Cancer

Quiz: Understanding Skin Cancer (Adobe PDF*)
File Type: Adobe PDF
File Size: 624 KB

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Sun Safety: A Brief Summary

Sun Safety: A Brief Summary (Adobe PDF*)
File Size: 424 KB
File Type: Adobe PDF

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Sun Safety: Quick Facts About Teen Tanning

Sun Safety: Quick Facts About Teen Tanning (Adobe PDF*)
File Size: 423 KB
File Type: Adobe PDF

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Sun Safety: What is the UV Index?

Sun Safety: What is the UV Index? (Adobe PDF*)
File Size: 614 KB
File Type: Adobe PDF

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Sun Safety Kit: Evaluation Form

Sun Safety Kit: Evaluation Form (Adobe PDF*)
File Size: 3,806 KB
File Type: Adobe PDF

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