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Everything You Need to Know About Summer Skin Protection
Jul 10th 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Summer Skin Protection

With summer in full swing, many of your employees may be working outside, exposing them to sunlight, bug bites, and poisonous plants that can damage the skin and even leading to cancer or serious illness. To protect your employees from these potential hazards, make sure you provide sunscreen, bug repellent, and the proper skin protection equipment, such as long-sleeved clothing, protective ey … read more
Your Skin on Concrete: Irritation, Burns, and Dermatitis
Aug 16th 2016

Your Skin on Concrete: Irritation, Burns, and Dermatitis

Concrete Burn Causes Concrete burns are just that, burns that are caused by skin’s exposure to concrete and other materials that can lead to a chemical reaction. Concrete burns work slowly over hours or days as the concrete hardens. In order for concrete to harden, it has to absorb moisture—cement can draw water away from anything that has moisture—even wet clothing—which only aids in the … read more
Sunscreen - the First Step in a Skin Wellness Program for Workers
Jun 27th 2012

Sunscreen - the First Step in a Skin Wellness Program for Workers

Texas, Colorado, and New Jersey are all reporting record temperatures this week. However, warm temperatures don't stop outdoor workers. Each summer hundreds of workers across the country are admitted to hospitals for heat-related illnesses. Companies need to protect workers by developing a skin wellness program. Here is what you need to know about a major element of that program - sunscreen. … read more
Sunscreen First, Then Insect Repellent - Not an All-In-One
May 24th 2012

Sunscreen First, Then Insect Repellent - Not an All-In-One

With summer fast approaching, we all know we need sunscreen to protect our skin.  We also know that if we want to keep away those pesky mosquitoes that like to snack on us this time of year and protect against insect-born disease, bug repellent is a great idea, too.  So, wouldn't a sunscreen that includes an insect repellent be perfect?  Actually, no. The Center for Disease … read more
New Sunscreen Regulations
Jul 14th 2011

New Sunscreen Regulations

If you have been following the news recently, you might have noticed an increase in the number of articles about sunscreen. This increase in coverage follows the announcement by the FDA of new rules and regulations placed on sunscreen manufacturer’s labeling requirements. For additional historical information on this topic, I have provided links to our blog and YouTube channel below in ca … read more