Health and Safety

More than 60 Health and Safety reps attended the Health & Safety Forum event held on Tuesday 18 th October in Newcastle. In her introduction, Beth Farhat, TUC Regional Secretary, said today’s event is one in a series organised by the Forum in response to requests from workplace health and...
21 October 2016
Number 773 - 22 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 Pressure grows...
20 October 2016
Photos of GMB's demo outside ASOS, Barnsley, as part of their campaign against the exploitation and abuse of workers there.
14 October 2016
Number 772 - 15 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 Work stress...
12 October 2016
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

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