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Sun Safety

Does Sunburn treatment count ans "Burn First Aid"? Absolutely.

Sunburn can be first or even second degree, is painful and can be dangerous.

So what do you need to know? First, how to avoid sunburn, and second - how to treat sunburn.

Avoid Sunburn:

Use a sunscreen with a Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of at least 30 with UVA and UVB protection. Re-apply every 2-3 hours, and pay particular attention to the most exposed parts – the face, neck, ears, shoulders, back, knees and tops of feet.

Select shaded areas for outdoor activities.

Wear a broad-brimmed hat, long-sleeved cotton shirt and long pants when you plan to spend long periods in the sun.

Be careful of medication. Certain prescriptions can make your skin more sensitive to UV rays.

? Sunscreen & Sun Protection Lotion ?

Image of Sunscreen Pouch, 30 SPF - 50 per box Sunscreen comes in a variety of bottles, lotion packets and wipes.

Treat Sunburn:

What to look for:

  • Red, painful skin with possible blisters
  • Possible swelling

 What to do:

  • CHECK the scene and the person.
  • Get permission to give care.
  • Cool the burn.
  • Protect from further damage by staying out of the sun or wearing sunscreen.
  • Protect unbroken blisters with loose bandages and keep broken blisters clean to prevent infection.


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