Developing a sun protection policy for your organisation

A sun protection policy is a written document that records why and how your organisation will manage the risk from UV radiation.

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 process

 Cancer Council NSW has developed a number of Sun Protection Policies for various setting.

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Cancer Council has developed a number of free resources to help workplaces develop and implement a sun protection policy. Click here to have a look at Cancer Council’s workplace sun protection policy.