COVID-19
       Advice

See www.vaccinatecanterburywestcoast.nz for the latest information about COVID-19 vaccinations in Canterbury.
View our COVID-19 page for general advice, where to get COVID-19 tests, and visiting guidelines for our hospital services.

Work outdoors? Keep yourself safe from solar radiation

Radiation from the sun is like any other workplace hazard: it needs to be minimised to reduce risk.

Worksafe has some information for workers and employers to minimise harm from UV radiation.

Quick tips

  • Work indoors if possible
  • Install shade and covers
  • Change your schedule to avoid working outside in the middle of the day
  • Wear suncreen, sunglasses, a hat and protective clothing
  • Drink plenty of water

Page last updated: 28 November 2018

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