Before the referendum the TUC gave a strong warning that the rights of workers to a safe workplace could be threatened by a vote to leave the EU, as could many employment rights. Now that that has happened what is likely to happen?
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.
In a unionised workplace, one of the first things that you should consider is mapping the organisational and safety landscape, the TUC has said.
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.
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.
Health and safety reps are unions’ secret weapon against the government’s assault on workers’ rights, the TUC’s top safety official has said.
Support this campaign to ban the spraying of Monsanto's Roundup and other glyphosate herbicides on Birmingham streets and parks.
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.
Asbestos is the biggest cause of workplace deaths. This year 5,000 people are likely to die prematurely as a result of asbestos exposure. This is around three times the number of road accident deaths.