Sun Smart

BNA Sun Protection Policy

Front

Why? 

For the prevention of:

  • Skin Cancer
  • Sunburn
  • Heat / Sun stroke
  • Dehydration     

Slip        

  • Slip on clothing that covers as much skin as possible when training and when off the court.
  • Clubs are encouraged to provide light weight long sleeved t-shirts as an option for uniform.
  • Coaches and Umpires should wear long sleeved shirts for warmth in winter and sun protection in summer.

Slop   

  • Use a Broad Spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher (note: non-greasy for ball handling)
  • Apply at least 20 minutes before the game & reapply every 2 hours, particularly if sweaty
  • Complimentary sunscreen is available at the courts 
    • Where?       Score sheet table / Office                                         

Slap

  • Soft brimmed hats should be worn by all participants on and off the court.
    • Note: hard brimmed caps are not allowed due to risk of eye damage.
    • Note: caps/visors may not provide adequate protection for the head/neck.

Seek

  • Wherever possible seek SHADE especially between 10am and 4pm

Slide

  • All umpires/coaches should wear protective UV blocking sunglasses
    • Note: outdoor courts can reflect high levels of UV light

Slurp

  • All participants should be encouraged to bring a water bottle to their game.
    • Note: drink 200ml of water with every 15 minutes of exercise!        

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