Rates of Skin Cancer are higher than any other cancer in the UK and it is estimated that 37 people a day in the UK are diagnosed with Skin Cancer.
At Knightbuild Ltd, a Skin Cancer Awareness campaign has been implemented and introduced across all our projects to educate our workforce about the associated dangers and also to introduce control measures to protect our workers from harmful UV rays when working in the sun .
This campaign has seen the introduction of UV bracelets which are issued to all our workers. The UV bracelets are worn on your wrist and change colour based on exposure to UV rays which alerts workers that they are potentially at risk.
In addition to the UV bracelets, and as part of the Skin Cancer Awareness campaign, Knightbuild Ltd have developed and introduced the following which is displayed at Skin Cancer Awareness stations on site :
Knightbuild Ltd have also been awarded a Sun Safe Workplace accreditation.
This scheme has been developed by “Skcin” The Karen Clifford Skin Cancer Charity and was established in 2006 and gaining accreditation involved the following :
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Entry submitted by Knightbuild Ltd
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