Health and Safety

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
Number 768 - 17 September 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 - TUC warns...
15 September 2016
Number 767 - 10 September 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 TUC anger as...
08 September 2016
The TUC has today (Monday) condemned the government’s appointment of a former employer and business leader to a seat on the board of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) that is reserved for a representative of workers’ interests.
05 September 2016
Number 766 - 3 September 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 Football fans...
01 September 2016
To coincide with 'National Inspection Day' when all safety representatives are asked to inspect their workplace, the TUC has produced a simple guide to inspections.
31 August 2016

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