ARTICLES ABOUT skin cancer prevention

January 4, 2023

Data: Skin Cancer and Firefighters

Skin cancer can affect everyone, but recent studies have found an elevated risk for skin cancer among firefighters when compared against the general population.

July 1, 2016

UV Exposure Safety

Many districts execute many outdoor maintenance activities during the summer. All that sunshine means lawns will need to be mowed, and making repairs to infrastructure is certainly a lot easier in summer than it is in winter. Sometimes this can mean too much of a good thing. Colorado’s high altitude means that there is an average of more than 6,000 fewer feet of atmosphere deflecting and filtering ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun.