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Problems at work: chef wins compensation after fall at work

Chef left permanently injured after fall at work

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

Hazards 2015: the 26th National Hazards Conference

4 – 6 September 2015
Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG

This conference is the biggest safety rep conference in the UK, regularly attracting around 500 safety reps – almost half of them from UNISON

Event 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.

Health and safety

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.

Page on the UNISON National site.

Personal protective equipment

Learn about the health and safety issues around personal protective equipment.

Event on the UNISON National site.

UNISON attacks government obsession with sickness absence

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that days lost due to sickness absence fell in 2013

Article on the UNISON National site.

Inside the hidden world of environmental health

Dead bodies, detective work and the truth about food poisoning – the work of the environmental health officer has no shortage of surprises

Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

Health and Safety Seminar 2018

4 December 2018 10:30am–3:30pm
UNISON Centre, London

This will be a jam packed day with presentations on Mental health, Health and safety and Brexit updates Resilience v overload and Menopause . Agenda National view on H&S from Robert Baughan Assistant National officer UNISON Ann-Marie Christie, Personal Injury Solicitor, Thompsons, Speaking on stress claims: PI legal update: Brexit implications Sam Gurney TUC LESE […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Beating the Big C – cancer, and the council

For many people, working outdoors in the sun is a blessing. But for refuse loader David Lewis, living in the shadow of skin cancer, it became a curse

Magazine, UNISON people on the Magazine site.

Union is key in fighting sexual harassment

Debates suggest a range of approaches to tackling the problem, including education for employers and promoting a scheme to help women if they’re feeling unsafe

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Health, safety and welfare produce multiple concerns

Local government delegates hear horror stories as they debate motions on stress, hot-desking and disability leave

Article on the UNISON National site.

National health and safety seminar

29 March 2017 10:30am–5:30pm
Edinburgh Corn Exchange, 11 Newmarket Road Edinburgh EH14 1RJ

Event on the UNISON Eastern site.

Workers Memorial Day Remembrance Service 2017

28 April 2017 12:30pm
Christ Church, Church Square, Hartlepool

Event on the UNISON Northern site.