Sun safety for builders

Skin cancer is the most common cancer globally and in Northern Ireland, with around 4,361 people developing it each year .It accounts for 31 percent of all cancers diagnosed.

It has been estimated that outdoor workers can have up to five to ten times more sun exposure than indoors workers and are at increased risk of developing skin cancer.

More information can be found at the following link:

However, it can be easily avoided.

For further information on how best to protect the skin from sun exposure whilst at work which includes “keeping your top on” refer to the following link:

Also, for information relating to Early Detection refer to: 

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