Health and Safety

“Remember the dead – Fight for the living” #IWMD17 On Friday 28th April across the world, millions of workers, unions and families stand together. We remember all those killed at and by work and we fight for the living because no-one should ever die just for going to work: Stop...
26 April 2017
Download Personal protective equipment and women (PDF) Guidance for workplace representatives on ensuring it is a safe fit. The findings in the report are based on 2,655 responses to a TUC survey and 3086 responses to a Prospect/WES survey. This report covers: The law on personal protective equipment Problems with...
25 April 2017
Workers' Memorial Day takes place every year on 28 April. The purpose behind the day is to 'remember the dead: fight for the living' and unions are asked to focus on both areas, by holding events or memorial services to remember people killed through work but at the same time...
23 April 2017
Download A TUC guide on gender in occupational safety and health (PDF) Introduction Unions are committed to improving the working lives and conditions of all workers. Pressing for healthy, safe workplaces for everyone is part and parcel of the union representative’s role. Being aware of the issues relating to gender...
21 April 2017
Download TUC gender checklist (PDF) Introduction People come in all shapes and when it comes to health and safety the “one size fits all” approach just does not apply. Nowhere is that clearer than when we are looking at gender. Considering gender in health and safety is a very real...
21 April 2017
Number 796 - 22 April 2017 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 EVENTS Count down to...
21 April 2017
​​​​​​​The TUC has today (Friday) published a new guide for trade union representatives to help them take gender differences between men and women into account when identifying health and safety concerns at work.
21 April 2017
Number 795 - 8 april 2017 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 PM should...
07 April 2017
Number 794 - 1 April 2017 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 Cuts forcing...
31 March 2017
Number 793 - 25 March 2017 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 Suicide is...
23 March 2017

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