Health and Safety

Stress is the top health and safety concern in UK workplaces according to a TUC study published today (Monday) on World Mental Health Day.
10 October 2016
Number 771 - 8 October 2016 Risks is the TUC's weekly online bulletin for safety reps and others. Sign up to receive this bulletin every week. Past issues are available. Disclaimer and Privacy Editor: Rory O'Neill of Hazards magazine. Comments to the TUC at [email protected] Contents UNION NEWS Shamed Southern...
06 October 2016
The principle of giving employers and unions an equal voice in the oversight of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) came from the understanding that health and safety issues are best dealt with by those who know the workplace and the risks, working together. If a decision has the support...
03 October 2016
Number 770 - 01 October 2016 Risks is the TUC's weekly online bulletin for safety reps and others. Sign up to receive this bulletin every week. Past issues are available. Disclaimer and Privacy Editor: Rory O'Neill of Hazards magazine. Comments to the TUC at [email protected] UNION NEWS - Union group...
29 September 2016
Many union representatives will wish to ensure that those who are giving medical advice to either employees or employers on occupational health issues are suitable qualified. This short guide for employees and their representatives outlines the various qualifications that occupational health doctors may have and what they mean.
26 September 2016
TUC guidance on checking whether your occupational health provider is accredited.
26 September 2016
Most people have probably never heard of mesothelioma unless they know of someone who has suffered from it, but it is a form of cancer of the external lining of the lung. It is caused by exposure to asbestos and invariably fatal. The latest Health and Safety Executive report shows...
26 September 2016
Number 769 - 22 September 2016 Contents UNION NEWS Official safety inspections increasingly rare, survey finds Union slams ‘wilful neglect’ of safety inspections TUC says union safety reps rock! Sports Direct bows to pressure for independent review Rail workers stand up for toilet breaks Union concern as BT fines top...
24 September 2016
This is a short guide for representatives and union members on how to claim IIDB.
19 September 2016
Nearly half of UK workplaces have never had a health and safety inspection – including more than 80% of construction workplaces – according to a new TUC survey of health and safety reps published today (Monday).
19 September 2016

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