Sample Ultraviolet (UV) Index Preparedness Guide

Role of Teachers, Coaches, Intramural Supervisors

  • Where appropriate, prior to outside physical activities check the Ultraviolet (UV) index and cancel and/or make accommodations to activities where the sun’s rays pose a hazard to students.
  • Actions that Must be Taken:
    • Teachers, coaches, intramural supervisors must inform students about the harmful effects of the sun, how to protect themselves and encourage students to take precautions, where appropriate by:
      • wearing a hat;
      • sunglasses;
      • application of sunscreen; and
      • limiting the amount of time in the sun when the UV index is greater than 5.