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Workplace skin checks: prevent-check-detect

Workplace skin checks can help prevent, check and detect skin cancer!

Did you know?…

  • Australia has the highest rates of skin cancer in the world
  • Every year in Australia skin cancers account for around 80% of all newly diagnosed cancers, and
  • Around 2,000 people die from this disease every year however the good news is that it may be preventable with regular skin checks

More than 95% of skin cancers are caused by unprotected exposure to UV radiation from the sun. Meaning it is preventable.

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Beat the winter bug

NSW Health suggests businesses can help prepare their workforce for the flu season by:

  • Encouraging employees to be vaccinated
  • Taking steps to minimise the spread of infection through staff education and
  • Providing hygiene products in the workplace

It is a known fact that annual vaccination is the single most effective measure to prevent Influenza.­­

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