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Occupational cancer research

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Nudging construction workers towards better sun safety behaviour

This study looks at the barriers to adopting sun-safe behaviours in the workplace and encouraging behaviours that ensure vitamin D sufficiency.

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A safe place in the sun – the impact of a sun safety DVD in the UK construction sector

A study funded by IOSH explores sun safety awareness in the UK construction sector.

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Occupational cancer: malignant melanoma

IOSH has commissioned research revealing how many outdoor workers in the UK are diagnosed with malignant melanoma skin cancer each year.

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IOSH, the Chartered body for safety and health professionals, is committed to evidence-based practice in workplace safety and health. We maintain a research and development fund to support research, lead debate and inspire innovation as part of our work as a thought leader in safety and health.