outdoor workers


‘Outdoor workers are exposed to 15% more pollution than the average Londoner’

A report carried out by Kings College London has highlighted the health risks of living near busy roads in the UK. Read More

Raising awareness of UV protection

UV protection should be a vital part of employees’ PPE, especially as we move into the hottest months of the year. The employer’s duty of care extends to this; here SC Johnson Professional expand on the risks and what can be done to raise awareness. Read More

Keeping construction workers protected this summer

Recent survey results showed that where employers provided sun protection cream, employees used it more frequently, demonstrating the importance of employers providing sun protection for outdoor workers. Read More

Construction workers warned of skin cancer risks

Construction workers’ desire for a sun tan in the summer could be putting them at increased risk of developing skin cancer, according to new research. Read More

Measuring air pollution: British Safety Council launches Canairy App for outdoor workers

King’s College London and British Safety Council have launched Canairy, the world’s first mobile app for outdoor workers to measure their exposure to air pollution in London. Read More

Snow day: the importance of winter PPE

When cold weather strikes, cranking up the thermostat is not an option for workers operating outside and in unheated areas. Read More

Outdoor workers warned of skin cancer danger

Golf course outdoor workers are more concerned with avoiding stray golf balls than they are of protecting themselves from skin cancer, according to a new study. Read More

Working at the car wash

Adam Gomes CMIOSH outlines some of some of the issues small businesses and temporary summer ventures may overlook, after observing some bad practice at his local hand car wash. Read More

TUC issues safety warning for outdoor workers during heatwave

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called for bosses to make sure outdoor workers are protected from the sun as temperatures are set to soar. Read More

International: Heat Stress in the Middle East

  For SHP, Scott Safety examines the risks of working in the heat in the Middle East. The issue of Read More



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