sun protection

Outdoor workers urged to be ‘sun smart’ as weather improves

Outdoor workers urged to be ‘sun smart’ as weather improves

Farmers and other outdoor workers are being reminded to be ‘Sun Smart’ as we approach the warmer months and the...

April 30, 2022

Sunsmart: How to ‘save your skin’ while farming in the sun

Sunsmart: How to ‘save your skin’ while farming in the sun

Farmers, as workers who spend the majority of their time outdoors, are particularly at risk of skin cancer – and...

July 23, 2021

‘Sun protection as important as farm safety’

‘Sun protection as important as farm safety’

As the summer sunshine continues, so too does Dairygold’s SunSmart farming campaign in conjunction with The Irish Cancer Society, which...

July 28, 2019

23% of skin cancer deaths from outdoor and farming sectors

23% of skin cancer deaths from outdoor and farming sectors

23% of skin cancer deaths in Ireland are from the construction, outdoor and farming industry, according to the Irish Cancer...

July 4, 2019

More than skin deep: The real risks of sunburn

More than skin deep: The real risks of sunburn

In light of the current soaring temperatures and searing heat, outdoor workers have been urged to heed warnings on the...

June 29, 2018

‘The sun exposes farmers to untold risks’ – Kilkenny GAA legend

‘The sun exposes farmers to untold risks’ – Kilkenny GAA legend

In light of the sizzling sunshine beaming down across the country, Kilkenny hurling legend of agricultural stock, Eddie Brennan, spoke...

June 9, 2018

Farmers warned about risk of skin cancer, even on cool days

Farmers warned about risk of skin cancer, even on cool days

Some farmers around the country have been left red-faced this week. And it’s all to do with the ‘faux pas’...

April 10, 2017