Posts Tagged ‘sun safe workplaces’

Sun Safe Workplaces Technology & the Cancer Moonshot Initiative

Savanna Olivas - Wednesday, 2 August 2017 09:20

Klein Buendel has been awarded a new research project as part of the National Cancer Institute’s Beau Biden Cancer Moonshot Initiative. The project, Sun Safe Workplaces-Technology (SSW-T) is being led by Dr. David Buller and Dr. Barbara Walkosz.


Sun Safe Workplaces: The Promotion of Occupational Sun Safety Policy

Klein Buendel - Friday, 7 July 2017 03:03

Workplaces provide promising venues for programs to prevent chronic disease and acute injury.  Recently, KB investigators, David Buller, Mary Buller, Rachel Eye and Barbara Walkosz, and colleagues published a paper in the American Journal of Health Promotion on the results of Sun Safe Workplaces, a program that promoted the adoption of occupational sun protection policies to government organizations in Colorado.


Effect of a Comprehensive Approach to Occupational Sun Protection on Senior Managers in Local Government Organizations

Dr. Barbara Walkosz - Wednesday, 9 November 2016 12:50

Prevention of outdoor workers’ sun exposure for skin cancer prevention has received less attention than other community efforts such as for school children. Testing a comprehensive approach that codifies sun protection in written policies and provides training is needed.


Sustained Impact of Workplace Sun Safety

Mary Buller - Thursday, 22 May 2014 02:41

Sustaining evidence-based public health programs is essential for achieving long-term health benefits and critical given national and local resource investment.1 The sustainability of efforts to educate and convince outdoor workers to practice sun protection is essential for several reasons.