Gaining your Sun Safe Workplace Accreditation

Step 4: Sun protection policy

documentation of the program, including control measures in a written policy.

Step 4 requires your organisation to produce a sun protection policy as a written document that records
why and how the solar UVR risk is to be managed by your workplace.

A sun protection policy should include the following key elements:

  • description of the hazard and key reasons for the policy
  • details of sun protection control measures to action
  • details of education and training requirements
  • an outline of who is responsible for implementation and monitoring
  • procedures for managing non-compliance
  • details of review processes.

Resources

To assist you in achieving this step we have supplied you with a sample sun protection policy that you can
use as a guide when creating your own document. Remember you can refer to your employers guide for
additional tips for success when developing your policy.

Step Verification

Once you have completed your sun
protection policy, please check the tick
box, upload a copy of your policy and
submit feedback on how useful the
resources have been in helping you to
achieve your goals.

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

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