Young Australians are more likely to have skin cancer detected on non-sunburnt parts of their body compared with people over 40, a new study from the University of Queensland has found.
The popularity of “ink” or tattoos has skyrocketed in modern society. The simple tattoo of the past has been replaced by a new found art form with whole body parts tattooed.
Providing workplace health and well being on site solutions increases both the awareness and the early detection of disease, thereby minimising chronic disease.
Australia has the highest levels of skin cancer in the world, with two in three people diagnosed in their life time.
Skin Patrol was founded in 2004 for two purposes: firstly, to increase both the awareness and the early detection of skin cancer, and secondly, to enable businesses to generate positive employee goodwill with their staff.
Skin Patrol helps remote mine workers with skin cancer prevention and education. Safe To Work explains.