The Sun Solutions Intervention for Operating Engineers: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Duffy SA, Hall SV, Tan A, Waltje AH, Cooper SA, Heckman CJ
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 27 864-873 08/01/2018


Because Operating Engineers (heavy equipment operators) are outdoor workers at risk for skin cancer, interventions are needed to promote sun safety. The objectives were to determine changes in sunscreen use and sunburning among Operating Engineers randomized to four conditions in the Sun Solutions study: (i) education only; (ii) education and text message reminders; (ii) education and mailed sunscreen; and (iv) education, text message reminders, and mailed sunscreen.

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