Incolink offers free 15mins skin checks – promoting awareness and early detection of skin cancer.
The Victorian WorkCover Authority received 107 claims for skin cancers between 2003 and 2013, costing workplaces more than $6.2 million in compensation, common law damages and impairment benefits.
Skin cancer is one of the most preventable forms of cancer in Australia. Regular skin checks can increase chance of detection and treatment, leading to a greater chance of survival.
Starting with whole site education, presented by the Cancer Council delivering a 15mins toolbox on dangers of working outdoors and providing tips to reduce risk.
A specialised, experienced clinician will complete the skin check using a dermatoscope.
Workers will be provided a referral to their GP or Skin Cancer Clinic as required.
Incolink 15mins skin checks are conducted onsite.
Sun safety and skin checks will run between November 2023 and February 2024.
A minimum of 3 weeks is required to book onsite health checks.
What to expect:
Toolbox: the sun safety toolbox will run for 15mins. Cancer Council Victoria will be onsite with a skin damage viewer from approx.. 1 hour concluding the toolbox.
Skin checks: The health team will be onsite for a minimum of 3 hours and a maximum of 8 hours. Our team will complete between 10 – 25 health checks per day, per room.
Bookings for skin checks are completed online.
What we need:
- A small, private room
- Two chairs
- Power supply for a laptop/tablet
- Access to internet
- A rubbish bin
Employers can register by completing the form on this page or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Employers can register by completing the form on this page or emailing email@example.com.