Ultra Violet Rays and Heat Stress
People who spend a lot of time in the sun risk developing skin cancer, other skin disorders, eye injuries, heat stress and heat-related illness. People can experience heat related illness during periods of extreme heat in summer. People are most at risk during heat waves. The risk is increased when elevated temperatures are combined with increased humidity.
|HSE – Heat Stress|
|TUC – Skin Cancers and Workers Outdoors||IOSH – Solar Radiation Pack|
|Audit Protocol – working in adverse temperatures|
|NIEN – Stay Safe in the Sun 2015||Health Risk from working in the sun newsletter|
|Stay safe in the sun May 2017||EUK Guide to Summer Working|