Gaining your Sun Safe Workplace Accreditation

Step 3: Training employees about solar UVR, the prevention
and early detection of skin cancer and how to work safely in the sun:

the provision of information, instruction, training and supervision for employees.

In order to complete this step, Sun Safe Workplaces have made available comprehensive resources
that will assist you in the provision of the necessary information to your employees.
All these presentations and leaflets are available to download below.

In addition to the resources we have provided, your organisation must be responsible
for informing, advising and/or instructing employees on the following:

• The sun protection measures you have implemented or intend to put into place.
• When, how and why these will be implemented.
• The necessary training if required
• How they will be supervised and monitored
• How your organisation will deal with non-compliance.

Resources

- Introduction to the Sun Safe Workplaces Accreditation Scheme
- The facts and health effects of solar ultraviolet radiation
- Skin cancer: the facts
- How to prevent skin cancer
- Key early detection messages

The following fact sheets are to be supplied to employees
in printed format for retention - these include:
Skin Cancer/Outdoor Workers: Information for employees
• Skin Cancer/Outdoor Workers: How to check your skin
• Skin Cancer/Outdoor Workers: Sun Safety fact sheet

Step Verification

Once completed please check the tick box, upload a
copy of the material used to inform employees of the
sun protection measures your organisation has
implemented, upload a photo of the presentation to
employees in process and provide feedback as to how
employees have responded to the information in general.

Please login at the top of the page or register your Workplace to get your Sun Safe Workplace Accreditation

Register your Workplace >

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For further information about skin cancer, how to prevent and detect the disease and to learn more about the charity Skcin, please visit: www.skcin.org
UV Forecast from the Met Office
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