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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Health and Safety news
Curated Health and Safety articles and stories.
Asbestos review shows shocking complacency
The HSE has published a review of the way that the 2012 Control of Asbestos Regulations have been implemented.
HSE needs to ground its research in the workplace
Unions have long been critical of the failure of the HSE to regulate and enforce on occupational health risks.
Remembering Workers Memorial Day
Construction workers at the new Unite regional headquarters in the West Midlands remember IWMD.
Workers’ lives at risk after shock slash in health and safety inspectors
Unite is warning that workers’ lives are being placed at risk due to the cut in the number of frontline health and safety inspectors.
Gender in occupational safety and health - A TUC guide for trade union activists
Unions are committed to improving the working lives and conditions of all workers. Pressing for healthy, safe workplaces for everyone is part and parcel of the union representative’s role. Being aware of the issues relating to gender in occupational health and safety ensures unions strive to ensure that workplaces are safer and healthier for everyone.
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Suicide – why it is a workplace issue
Suicides can be a tragedy both for those who attempt it and their families and friends.