outdoor workers


Oak processionary moths: How to protect workers during spring and summer

Andrzej Palka looks at how PPE plays a primary role in preventing human contact with the caterpillars, thus protecting workers from harm. Read More

How to stand out safely this winter

Arco advises on managing workers comfort in winter, while also sharing guidance on being safe and seen when working outdoors during the months ahead. Read More

Impact of climate change on workers’ health and safety

With COP26 in full swing, SHP looks at how the effects of climate change are seeping into the workplace, and what businesses can do to safeguard staff. Read More

‘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



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