outdoor sun safety

There are many risks associated with working outdoors but exposure to the sun is one of the primary concerns, particularly as it is closely linked to skin cancer.

This page will be regularly updated with helpful guidance designed to mitigate the risks of working outdoors. A recent enquiry from an Association member prompted a specific technical report to be written, which concerns the use of sunscreen in the workplace. The member asked whether it is the responsibility of an employer to supply sunscreen when the employee spends most of his/her working day outside. You can find this document, and many more, available to download on this page.