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    Resources for workplaces

    Type of resource

    Brochures, flyers and wallet cards
    Employer guidelines and resources
    Fact sheets
    Posters and UV chart

    Brochures, flyers and wallet cards

    How much sun is enough?

    This information focuses on the importance of the balance between sun exposure for vitamin D production and being SunSmart. To order your copy order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on image to download. 

    Skin spots to watch

    This wallet card features descriptions and images of the types of changes to look for on your skin, which could indicate early signs of skin cancer. To order your free copy order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download.

    SunSmart on the go

    This double sided flyer promotes the free SunSmart app which provides daily sun protection times for locations across Australia. It's a reminder that UV can damage our skin regardless of the season, and that a combination of the five sun protection measures are recommended when UV is 3 and above. To order your free copy order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download.

    10 myths about sun protection

    Myths such as "people with olive skin are not at risk of skin cancer" can put people at risk of skin damage and skin cancer. This brochure busts the 10 common myths within the community. To order your free copy order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download.

    Work outdoors? Use UV protection every day

    A brochure that will provide information for outdoor workers and reinforce the importance of skin protection. To order your copy order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on image to download. .

    Employer guidelines and resources

    Skin cancer and outdoor work—A work health and safety guide

    A work health and safety guide to provide staff with information and strategies on identifying and managing UV radiation as a workplace hazard. Includes a sample UV policy, risk assessment template and toolbox resources for workplaces to use. To order your free copy, order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download.

    Resources

    Quiz: UV as a workplace hazard

    Sample UV protection policy

    Template letter for workplaces not offering skin checks

    Template letter for workplaces offering skin checks

    Toolbox talk: UV safety and skin cancer

    UV risk control for outdoor work

    Fact sheets

    A series of fact sheets that provide the latest detailed information on the five sun protection measures, including Australian Standards for sunglasses, clothing fabric and shade cloth, brim width for hats, and explains the specifics of sunscreen. Please note the fact sheets are not available in hard copy, but can be downloaded by clicking on the images below.  

    Posters and UV chart

    Are you SunSmart?

    A poster (420mm H x 200mm W) that displays the five ways to be SunSmart when outdoors. To order your free copy order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download.

    Checked your skin lately?

    Remind workers to check their skin regularly for any new spots or spots that have changed in shape, colour or size, or are scaly or bleed. To order your free copy, order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download.

    How to check for skin cancers

     

    This A3 sized poster features pictures of what to look for when checking the skin. Features images of both skin cancers and sun damaged skin. To order your free poster order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the images to download.

    Protect yourself in five ways when the UV is 3 and above - UV chart

    A great way to display the daily sun protection times and maximum UV level in your area. Click on the image to download and laminate. Please note hard copy charts are not available.

    Think UV not heat

    It's a common myth that skin damage only happens on hot or sunny days. This poster (420mm H x 200mm W) reminds us to check the UV regardless of the season. To order your free copy order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download.

    Work outdoors? (construction)

    Our series of outdoor work posters promote the everyday use of the five sun protection measures amongst those who work outdoors. To order your free copy, order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download.

    Work outdoors? (forklift driver)

    Our series of outdoor work posters promote the everyday use of the five sun protection measures amongst those who work outdoors. To order your free copy, order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download.

    Work outdoors? (general)

    Our series of outdoor work posters promote the everyday use of the five sun protection measures amongst those who work outdoors. To order your free copy, order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download.

    Work outdoors? (horticulture)

    Our series of outdoor work posters promote the everyday use of the five sun protection measures amongst those who work outdoors. To order your free copy, order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download.

    Please note that these resources are provided free of charge to most workplaces in reasonable quantities. If you are an organisation providing work site health education or promotional activities at a cost to companies, you will be charged cost price for our resources. Please email resourceorders@cancersa.org.au for a quote.


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