Workers Memorial Day 2020
On a day when huge numbers of people round the country remembered health workers who had died of Covid-19, in Birmingham, we remembered them, specifically in the West Midlands.
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Fire Safety - A TUC guide for trade union activists
The TUC has produced guidance on workplace fire safety following the Grenfell Tower tragedy.
Let’s celebrate women safety reps
The TUC wants to hear from women safety reps, past and present, about their safety successes at work.
Asbestos in Worcestershire schools
Questions are being asked about asbestos in Worcestershire schools. Councillor Peter McDonald, leader of the County Council’s Labour group, said he had researched and found 140 council-maintained schools in the area contained asbestos.
Half a million workers now covered by TUC’s Dying to Work Charter, as Royal Mail signs up
Over half a million workers are now covered by the TUC’s Dying to Work Charter, which guarantees rights for workers facing a terminal diagnosis. The milestone was reached as Royal Mail Group signed the charter.
Young ‘more likely’ to be injured at work than older colleagues
Young millennials are more likely to suffer injury at work than older workers, according to new data from the International Labour Organisation.
Tribute to Carole (Harte) Williams
I first met Carole through her husband Tom Harte, who I worked with at Birmingham Health and Safety Advice Centre. As it was through her support for Tom’s work and its legacy that health and safety activists know Carole, I will start there.