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Respect me

A guide for young workers on bullying and harassment at work

Media on the UNISON National site.

Women’s Health and Safety

A5 booklet on women’s health and safety that highlights some of the issues and how UNISON can help members deal with these issues

Media on the UNISON National site.

Policies Legionnaires Disease Information Sheet 2

Media on the UNISON National site.

Keeping Safe A5 leaflet on the safety of cleaning materials

An A5 leaflet on the issue of the safety of cleaning materials and what UNISON is doing to keep staff safe.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Overcrowding health and safety information sheet

Explains the legal requirement on employers to ensure people can move freely and with ease at work and what action branches can take where this is not the case.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Are you at risk?

Are You At Risk? – UNISON’s pamphlet which aims to raise awareness about the importance of risk assessment amongst both members and potential members. The pamphlet explains the HSE’s five steps to risk assessment and within each step, includes a point for members to think about their work. Updated February 2018

Media on the UNISON National site.

Asbestos Q&A

Aimed primarily at UNISON health & safety reps, this explains what asbestos is, the threat it poses to workers and the public, what UNISON is campaigning for and what branches and members can do to support the campaign and protect their members

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON Health and Safety Unit Structure

Info Sheet Sept 18

Media on the UNISON National site.

Are you exposed to hazardous substances at work? A UNISON guide

Most workplaces will contain some hazardous substances and employers must ensure that staff and visitors are not harmed by them. This guide helps you do that.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Behavioural Safety. A guide for members.

Behavioural safety programmes try and claim that workplace injuries are the result of unsafe acts by workers. UNISON is very clear that this approach is not good health and safety management.

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON Members Health and Safety Structure

Media on the UNISON National site.

First aid at work health and safety information sheet

Spells out what is expected of employers to comply with their legal duty to provide adequate and appropriate first-aid in the workplace.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Eye tests and VDUs health and safety information sheet

Information about the problems associated with using display equipment, and of the legal duty on employers to provide workers with eye tests and rest breaks.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Organising for health and safety course book

A course book for the Organising for Health and Safety course. Can only be ordered by regional education officers.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Organising for Health and Safety – UNISON guide

Information for branch health and safety officers and safety reps on how to organise and recruit around health and safety issues

Media on the UNISON National site.