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.
Long working hours hurt women most
Women who put in long hours for the bulk of their careers are at greater risk of life-threatening illnesses, including heart disease and cancer.
Mapping out the union route to better safety
In a unionised workplace, one of the first things that you should consider is mapping the organisational and safety landscape, the TUC has said.
Safety rep reinstated after fire alarm firing
A high profile Unite campaign for the reinstatement of a union safety rep fired after raising concerns about non-functioning fire alarms has been successful.
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Protect our children and teachers from asbestos exposure at school
Lucie Stephens has launched a petition on the 38 Degrees website asking the Government to protect students and teachers from asbestos exposure in schools.
Birmingham - Poor training led to serious work injuries
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.
Safety reps are our ‘secret weapon’
Health and safety reps are unions’ secret weapon against the government’s assault on workers’ rights, the TUC’s top safety official has said.