How To Get Farmer To Wear Sun Hat

The sun can be a hazardous force when it is left to ruin and alleviate the conditions of an individual. Sun Protection and wearing appropriate amount of Sun block and Hats is an important part to staying safe from potential health problems due to overexposure to the sun.Farmers in particular need to be aware of the damage that sun can bring. The importance of wearing a hat is generally understated especially when outdoors working the land in the open air.

Firstly, the sun can cause dangerous ultraviolet radiation damage with both short term and long term effects. There is a higher risk of serious burns, skin damage and premature aging if exposed to the sunlight for a long period of time, without proper protection. Sunburns can be severe and also lead to skin cancer. I it also can also increase the risk of Corneal Melanomas and cataracts.

In addition, farmers can also suffer from eye issues due to the sun. Sun can both have permanent and temporary effects on the eyes. Overexposure to the sun can cause macular degeneration, photokeratitis and pterygium which are all damaging effects that can cause blindness. To prevent any of these medical conditions, it is important that the farmer wears a sun hat.

The risk of getting sun damage can be drastically reduced by wearing sun hats. Sun hats can help protect the face, neck and ears from the sun by blocking out the direct rays of sun. They also provide shade and reduce the risk of any sunburns. By wearing sun hats, farmers can prevent the UV rays from entering their eyes, body and skin.

Knowing the importance of sun hats, the main challenge is how to get farmers to wear them. Sun hats can be uncomfortable in warm climates, but farmers need to realise that the benefits outweigh the inconveniences. For instance, farmers can stay in shade areas, wear light weight and breathable sun hats as they provide better ventilation or they can choose larger brim hats which offer a wider brim to provide better protection.

Another way to get farmers to wear sun hats is to encourage them with incentives or rewarding them. Farmers can be rewarded with certificates, awards or even monetary rewards. This can encourage them to be more aware of their protection from the sun and motivate them to wear sun hats more often.

Finally, educating farmers to wear sun hats can be beneficial. Educating them on the importance of protecting themselves and the long-term effects on their health can be a contributing factor to driving them to wear sun hats regularly when working outdoors.

When to wear sun hats

Farmers should always be aware of when they should be wearing their sun hats in order to protect from the sun. One of the best times to wear sun hats is when they are working in direct contact with the sun such as, when tending to crops on a daily basis. In addition, sun hats can also be worn around noon when the sun is at its hottest and when farmers are on the go as this will reduce the risk of any direct sunlight exposure.

Suggested materials

In order for farmers to be most protected from the sun, they should look for a sun hat that has a brim of four inches or wider. Suncreen should still be worn even when a hat is being worn, as a wide brimmed hat cannot always offer full protection. In addition, the fabric of the hats should allow for the skin to breathe and be lightweight and of a light colour to help reflect the sun. Moreover, the fabric should also protect against ultraviolet radiation.


By getting farmers to wear sun hats, it will not only have an immediate effect of providing direct protection from the sun, but also long term advantages. It will lead to fewer sunburns, reduce the risk of any skin damage in summer as well as reduce the risk of serious skin conditions which could be fatal if not treated. Wearing sun hats also have other benefits such as protecting the eyes from the sun and reducing melanomas.


Getting farmers to wear sun hats is beneficial for their safety as it can reduce serious conditions, especially in the long run. Farmers can be encouraged to wear sun hats through incentives or rewards, or education on the importance of protecting themselves from the sun. The best sun hats are broad-rimed, light coloured and of a material which allows for skin to breathe and which also protects against ultraviolet radiation. Wearing sun hats can lead to fewer sunburns, reduce any potential skin damage in the summer and also reduce the risk of any serious skin conditions.

Roy Burchard

Roy S. Burchard is an experienced hat enthusiast and writer who has been writing about hats for over 20 years. He has a deep understanding of the history and styles of hats, and his writing focuses on the unique features of each type of hat, from fedoras to top hats.

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