Safe in the Sun
Overexposure to UV, or ultraviolet rays (UVA and UVB), is the biggest cause of skin cancer but unlike heat from the sun, the rays cannot be seen or felt and can still pass through light cloud.
Construction workers are thought to be most at risk because of the long periods of time spent outdoors, with some trades being up to nine times more likely to get skin cancer than other workers.
To help raise awareness of the risks of high UV levels, even on overcast days, Marley Eternit is providing free UV colour changing wristbands to all contractor's on their database and has more available on request. The white silicone bands carry the Safe in the Sun message and will change colour to red when continuously exposed to UV rays.
If you would like to request your free of charge wristband, or for more information on the 'Safe in the Sun' campaign, please contact us on: 01283 722588.