Monash University is committed to providing employees and students with a healthy and safe environment for work and study. This information sheet provides advice to Monash University staff and students required to work outdoors.
The hazard and the risk
Australia has the highest incidence of skin cancer in the world with 2 out of every 3 Australians living to 75 years of age developing some type of skin cancer. Prolonged exposure to sunlight is recognised as the major cause of skin cancer in Australia.
Those at risk
- Security staff
- Maintenance workers
- Sports & recreation staff
- Participants in field trips
Preventive measures - when working outdoors
Contact Occupational Health and Safety on:
- telephone: 990 20222
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org