Can you take the heat? It’s the summer and our kids will be sweatin’ for a living. Take this quiz to see how well you understand the hazards associated with working in hot weather!

 

1. How much water needs to be consumed to replenish our body fluids sufficiently?
 
 
2. What is the optimum SPF sunscreen to apply before working in the sun?
 
 
3. How long does it take for sunscreen to be effective?
 
 
4. Can one bad sunburn when you are young potentially increase your chances of getting skin cancer when you’re older?
 
 
5. Salt tablets are effective in restoring electrolytes lost during sweating.
 
 
6. Which of the following is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Canada
 
 
7. How much UV is blocked on a cloudy day?
 
 
8. Wearing long pants increases body temperature substantially.
 
 
9. Heat Illnesses are seen more often in young workers.
 
 
10. Vehicles windows block some solar UV radiation.
 
 

 

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