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Template Policies

There are many ways to develop a sun safe workplace policy. You can model it after other policies you have, you can make it from scratch, or you can modify the sample provided here. We have provided these samples for you to review, download onto your computer and edit to meet the needs of you and your employees.

Microsoft Word Sun Safe Colorado – Basic Workplace Sun Safety Policy Example

The California Department of Health Services, Skin Cancer Prevention Program has developed Sun Protection Policy Guidelines for outdoor-based businesses.  It is available in both English and Spanish.

Adobe Acrobat Sun Protection Policy Guidelines - English
Adobe Acrobat Sun Protection Policy Guidelines - Spanish

In addition, the Cancer Council of Australia has developed a Position Statement for workplaces that may provide some guidance while you are developing your policy.

Adobe Acrobat Position Statement – Sun Protection in the Workplace

If you feel you need additional guidance in developing a sun safe policy, contact the Sun Safe Colorado staff at

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