Health and Safety matters. It affects a country’s workforce and its chances for growth and development. Heath and safety at work has increasingly become a major focus for trade union activity worldwide because the operations of Multinational Companies means that workers on different continents are susceptible to similar hazards.
This International Health and Safety Work Book arises from a Strategic Grant Agreement that the TUC signed in 2003 with DFID to raise awareness about International Development issues within the UK trade union movement. It aims for trade union representatives and those working with trade unions to:
Designed for easy use, it is structured in a logical way into seven sections. In each of the sections there are activities for Safety Reps to do in small groups and Fact Sheets, which follow the activities and provide some key information about the topic to help with each activity. It also offers ideas for how to use the workbook and plan sample programmes.
The book can be bought from TUC Publications
Fact sheet (400 words) issued 19 Apr 2005
This page http://www.tuc.org.uk/international/tuc-9731-f0.cfm
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