This year’s speakers made us aware of attacks on workers’ rights to a safe workplace, and the importance of standing firm against them.
Neil Vernon, UNITE learning organiser and Hazards Trust officer, explained the need for and history of International Workers Memorial Day, paying tribute to the late Tom Harte, the Brummie who first brought Workers Memorial Day to the UK.
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Lucie Stephens has launched a petition on the 38 Degrees website asking the Government to protect students and teachers from asbestos exposure in schools.
A Unite member from Birmingham has received damages after suffering a crush injury to his hand and the partial amputation of his thumb because he didn’t have adequate safety training at work.
A vehicle body manufacturing company in Stoke on Trent has been fined after two workers were seriously injured when they were crushed between a moving vehicle and stationary vehicles.