Sun exposure is the leading cause of skin cancer in Canada and outdoor workers are 2.5 to 3.5 times more likely to develop cancer than indoor workers. WorkSafeBC regulations require that all employees working outdoors be aware of the risks and hazards associated with ultraviolet radiation. As outdoor work increases during the summer months, this course presents a current review of what sun safety is; what the hazards of sun exposure truly are; and how to keep yourself safe while working outside.
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This 20 minute, four module course will arm outside workers with the knowledge to identify the signs and symptoms of heat stress and its effects on the body; myths and facts about the sun; and the most important methods of protection. A brief quiz is presented at the end of the course with the ability to review and retry with the objective of reaching 100%.
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