CCOHS – People who work outdoors are vulnerable to the sun’s rays. Exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UV) can cause sunburn, premature skin aging, eye damage and skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Canada and the rate continues to rise, yet it is one of the most preventable. This infographic outlines ways employers can support outdoor workers, including the development of a sun safety policy, and tips to reduce the risk when working outside.
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