Sun safety while driving tractors

IMG_0573If you are driving a tractor without a cab on it, you are exposed to the hot  sun and need to take a few precautions.

  • Wear hats with wide brims that cover the face, neck, and ears
  • Cover as much of your body as possible with light clothing
  • Use sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher and reapply often
  • Wear sunglasses to filter out UV rays

We know a farmer’s job is never done, even in the hot sun, so protect yourself and your family from long-term sun damage. Set a good example for the kids and keep your skin protected and healthy!

For more information on sun safety, take a look at our Sun Safety fact sheet.

About Farm Safety For Just Kids

Farm Safety For Just Kids is a non-profit organization devoted to promoting a safe farm environment to prevent health hazards, injuries, and fatalities to rural children and youth. We produce and distribute educational materials addressing various dangers commonly found in the rural environment. Farm Safety For Just Kids is supported by a chapter network of grassroots volunteers located throughout the United States and Canada. The organization also has part-time outreach coordinators in several states. Chapters, outreach coordinators, and volunteers conduct educational programs to raise awareness about safety and health issues affecting their communities.
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