UNISON believes health and safety in the workplace is an issue for everyone.
Every year, thousands of people suffer accidents and ill-health at work - most of which could be avoided.
Unions and health and safety laws save and protect lives. But many more could be protected from harm if health and safety laws were better enforced.
We are campaigning for a new way of working, one that guarantees every worker a safe and healthy workplace.
(17/05/2013) Trade unions want to see strong regulation and enforcement action to ensure that there should be no exposure to anything that causes cancer.
(16/05/2013) UNISON, the UK’s largest union, is calling on charity Turning Point to stop bullying its staff and to start practising what it preaches.
(15/05/2013) JUAC wrote on 8 May to David Laws requiring the publication of the HSE investigation report and calling for transparency to ensure that the right message was sent to schools about the standards of asbestos management.
(15/05/2013) On Saturday 11 May The UK Parliament finally adopted the European Sharps Directive to protect health workers from deadly diseases through new Regulations on the prevention of sharps injuries in the hospital and healthcare sector.
(10/05/2013) Following on from the Francis Report into Mid Staffs NHS Foundation Trust, the Kings Fund has produced a report demonstrating that improving staff health, safety and wellbeing is essential if the government wants to improve patient care.