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Health and Safety Meeting

5 September 2018 9:00am–4:00pm
Ranger House, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4UL


Event on the UNISON South East site.

UNISON Health and Safety Unit Structure

Info Sheet Sept 18

Media on the UNISON National site.

2017 Health & Safety Seminar

5 December 2017 10:30am–3:00pm
UNISON South East, Ranger House, Walnut Tree Close, Guildford, GU1 4UL

Come and join us at UNISON SE’s 2017 Health & Safety seminar. Meet other members, exchange ideas, find support!

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Workers’ Memorial Day marked across South West

Strong laws, strong enforcement: Workers’ Memorial Day matters in the South West, says UNISON        UNISON reps will today (28 April 2016) take part in events across the South West to commemorate those who have been injured or killed at work. This year’s Workers’ Memorial Day is themed “strong laws, strong enforcement”. UNISON is making the […]

News, Press release on the UNISON South West site.

Health and Saftey Forum

19 October 2017 12:00am–12:00am
UNISON Regional Office - Birmingham

A meeting for branch Health and Saftey reps from across the West Midland

Event on the UNISON West Midlands site.

28th April is Workers’ Memorial Day

Each year on 28 April, International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) is marked around the world to Remember the Dead, Fight for the Living. We remember those killed, made ill, or injured by their own or someone else’s work. Their pain and suffering and that of their families should not be forgotten. We also renew our […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

UNISON Cymru/Wales set to mark International Workers’ Memorial Day

UNISON Cymru/Wales will be joining trade unionists from across the country today, to mark International Workers’ Memorial Day and commemorate those who have lost their lives at work. The annual event is held on 28 April and sees workers, their families and representatives around the world marking the day with the rallying cry ‘remember the dead, […]

Article, News on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

Stress: helping branches help our members

The stress epidemic in public services is sadly an all-too-familiar story

Article on the UNISON National site.

Figures reveal toll of asbestos in schools

From teaching assistants to teachers to pupils, asbestos in schools is a killer and cuts to school funding can only make the situation worse

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

’It’s the workplace that needs to change, not the person’

Conference pledges action to tackle growing problem of mental health issues for local government workers facing pressures driven by austerity, cuts and growing demand for the services they provide

Article, News 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.

UNISON keeping our members safe is at risk in the upcoming EU referendum

UNISON has been at the heart of developing and campaigning for European legislation – legislation such as European Sharps Directive, which has helped protect nurses, cleaners, ambulance and other NHS workers from potentially deadly needlestick infections. If the UK leaves the EU, all this would be at risk.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

Health and safety can boost your branch

H&S can fall down the agenda, but International Workers’ Memorial Day is the the perfect chance to reinvigorate your work – and possibly your branch with it

Article, Blogs on the UNISON National site.