Category Archives: Health And Safety

TUC concern over Tory mental health sticking plaster

The TUC has expressed scepticism about Conservative plans to ‘transform how mental health is regarded in the workplace’ while cutting mental health services and doing nothing on prevention. The union […]

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Action Mesothelioma Day Friday 7th July

There will be a dove release at 12.30pm at Sackville Gardens, Manchester M1 3HB, followed by a public meeting at the Mechanics Institute, 103 Princess Street, Manchester M1 6DD.

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PM Should Welcome MEPs Backing for Workers’ Rights

Prime minister Theresa May should welcome a European Parliament call for any post-Brexit deal to protect current and future workplace rights of UK workers, the TUC has said. In a […]

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International Workers’ Memorial Day

Every year more people are killed at work than in wars. Most don’t die of mystery ailments, or in tragic “accidents”. They die because an employer decided their safety just […]

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WORKER’S MEMORIAL DAY FRIDAY 28TH APRIL

Every year more people are killed at work than in wars. Most don’t die of mystery ailments, or in tragic “accidents”. They die because an employer decided their safety just […]

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UNISON’s National Health & Safety Seminar 2017

Planning for the UNISON National H&S Seminar “The Guardians of Health and Safety” is going great guns – with over 100 delegates already signed up! We now have a keynote […]

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UNISON REGIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY SEMINAR 2017

The day will cover Mental Health and Stress and consists of a combination of presentations by guest speakers and some group work in the afternoon. In addition there will be […]

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SHREWSBURY 24 CAMPAIGN – OVERTURNING A MISCARRAIGE OF JUSTICE

SHREWSBURY 24 CAMPAIGN – OVERTURNING A MISCARRAIGE OF JUSTICE   In 1972 construction workers faced hostile and powerful employers, lump labour and isolated workplaces that changed constantly whenever a contract […]

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142 Workers Killed Whilst at Work in the Last Year

A STAGGERING 142 workers have been killed while doing their jobs in the past year, worrying new figures revealed yesterday. The preventable deaths — an increase of nine on 2013-14 […]

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Government takes a swipe at Safety Representatives

The Trade Union Bill is a particular worrying Bill with implications for anyone at work. There have been lots of really good blogs on this site about it so I am not […]

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