With the current high temperatures we’ve been experiencing looking to continue, a reminder of heat exhaustion, heat stroke and sunburn and the first aid needed should they occur.
Thousands of people worldwide have been diagnosed with skin cancer due to working outside without protecting their skin. In the most serious cases of malignant melanoma many people die, 60 per year in the UK alone. If you or your employees work out in the sun you have a legal duty to assess whether you or your employees are at risk of sun exposure. You can take action in lots of different ways – Read more
Practical guidance is available for protection while working in the sun, as outdoor workers could be at risk of developing skin cancer.