Health and Safety

Nurses, security and care workers are most vulnerable to attack or abuse from the public while at work and young women are almost twice as likely as young men to be attacked or verbally abused, a TUC report reveals today (Wednesday).
18 January 1999
Excessive workloads are creating unprecedented levels of stress for two thirds of workers, whilst violence at work is causing anxiety in more than a third, according to the results of a TUC survey published today (Wednesday).
24 December 1998
Employers are ignoring the massive cost to their businesses of RSI and back strain at work according to a report published today by the TUC (Tuesday).
24 December 1998
Three out of four union safety reps say that stress is a major workplace hazard, a TUC survey reveals today (Monday). The figure is up from two-thirds in the previous survey of health and safety reps.
14 October 1998
Drink and drug misuse cost employers an estimated £3 billion a year, delegates to a TUC, Alcohol Concern and ISDD conference will hear today (Monday 12 October). And drinking and drug misuse will continue to take a toll on both employees and employers unless sensitive alcohol and drug policies are...
07 October 1998
Shocking levels of workplace bullying are revealed by a TUC survey today (Monday 5 October) which suggests five million people have been bullied at work. And one in four employees say they know their colleagues have been the victims of workplace bullies.
01 October 1998
Stress tops the list of cases taken by unions on behalf of their members in 1997, reveals the TUC's latest TU Trends: focus on union legal services.
07 September 1998