SPOTLIGHT: Sun Safety!

Hey everybody, the weather’s getting hot. So, in this SPOTLIGHT, we are focusing on Sun Safety! Sun Safety is all about getting outside and staying busy in nice weather, but also making sure that we take care of our health and avoid the risks of being in the sun.  There are some really great tips on …

SPOTLIGHT: Sun Safety!

Hey everybody, the weather’s getting hot. So, in this SPOTLIGHT, we are focusing on Sun Safety! Sun Safety is all about getting outside and staying busy in nice weather, but also making sure that we take care of our health and avoid the risks of being in the sun.  There are some really great tips …

SPOTLIGHT: Sun Safety!

Now that the weather is getting warmer, when you are outside remember to practice Sun Safety! There are lots of great benefits to getting a daily dose of sunshine – warmth, light, vitamin D3, and improved mood – but too much UV exposure can have dangerous effects. Before going out to enjoy the good weather, …

Be Sun Safe!

As the sun comes out and the temperatures climb, remember to be Sun Safe! Cover up. Wear light-coloured, long-sleeved shirts, pants, and a wide-brimmed hat made from breathable fabric. When you buy sunglasses, make sure they provide protection against both UVA and UVB rays. Limit your time in the sun. Keep out of the sun …

Be Sun Safe!

As the sun comes out and the temperatures climb, remember to be Sun Safe! Cover up. Wear light-coloured, long-sleeved shirts, pants, and a wide-brimmed hat made from breathable fabric. When you buy sunglasses, make sure they provide protection against both UVA and UVB rays. Limit your time in the sun. Keep out of the sun …

Health and Safety

We have posted training information on our blog about using fire extinguishers, check it out here.  We’ve also got a video on how to put on and take off PPE here, and video on how to wear a face mask here. Google has made a series of five short videos about online safety, which can be …

Health and Safety

Seven Steps to Cold Weather Safety PreparedBC Emergency Info BC Canadian Red Cross Interior Health Health Canada HealthlinkBC Disability Alliance BC – Emergency Preparedness Central Okanagan Emergency Operations For information on staying safe in the summer months, check out sun safety basics here, view a video on sun safety here,  and read about first aid …

Kelowna: Special Olympics health screening day April 12, 2014

This got passed on to us the other day (edited), might be of interest for some of you who are wondering about participating in Special Olympics or just interested in some general knowledge about your health: Hello! We are three medical students collaborating with Special Olympics of BC  to organize the first annual Special Olympics …

Spring has Sprung!

Hi Everyone! It’s that time of year again….longer days, springtime flowers,  plenty of sunshine and more time outdoors. Just a reminder to stay “Sun Safe” while you’re out there in the fresh air!  Take a moment to check out this link.  Some information on why sun safety is so important. Have Fun!