Health and Safety

Number 750 - 14 May 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 - Blacklisting firms...
13 May 2016
Commenting after staff walked out of Wormwood Scrubs prison due to concerns over health and safety, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “Staff working in prisons must feel safe at work. “The government urgently needs to get to grips with the rise in prison officer assaults, which rose by 30...
06 May 2016
Number 749 - 7 May 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 - UCATT slams...
06 May 2016
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28 April 2016
Number 748 - 30 April 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 All you...
28 April 2016
Leaving the EU could put millions of people in the UK at increased risk of accidents or injuries in the workplace, says a TUC report published today (Thursday) to coincide with International Workers’ Memorial Day.
28 April 2016
The new edition of the TUC's best-selling guide to health and safety at work it out now. It is used by reps, officers, employers, professionals in the field and even enforcement officers. Find out more, including how to get hold of your copy!
25 April 2016
Chemicals can hurt wherever you work You don’t have to work in the chemical industry to be harmed by chemicals at work, two 59-year-old Unite members have found to their cost. A now retired electrical technician for a pharmaceutical company needed two skin graft operations and developed post-traumatic stress disorder...
22 April 2016
Court of Appeal backs unions on sick abseence Civil service unions have recorded a major victory on sickness absence. A Court of Appeal ruling released on 15 April has confirmed that the Department for Transport (DfT) is unable to change contractual sickness absence rules without the agreement of unions. In...
22 April 2016
Good ventilation needed for desktop 3D printers A new study shows that desktop 3D printers release produce airborne nanoparticles that should be controlled to avoid hazardous exposures. According to the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH), 3D printers have become more common in homes, schools and libraries as their prices...
22 April 2016

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