Search tagged health and safety

Hartlepool College commits to TUC’s Dying to Work Charter

The Dying to Work campaign is seeking greater security for terminally ill workers.

Article, News on the UNISON Northern site.

TUC National Inspection Day 2017

25 October 2017 1:00am–1:00am

The TUC National Inspection Day falls on the Wednesday of each European Health and Safety Week. This year UNISON is encouraging safety reps to specifically consider inspections focusing on whether the workplace is healthy for all ages. With the working population ageing and apprenticeship schemes being introduced as an alternative to schooling, this focus is […]

Event on the UNISON National 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.

Health, safety and young people. A UNISON guide for members

A booklet outlining the health and safety issues facing young people in the workplace

Media on the UNISON National 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.

Health and safety is clearly important… Right?

Every year, on 28th April, workers across the world mark ‘Workers Memorial Day’. This is time set aside to remember those injured, made sick or killed by hazards in their workplaces. The Health and Safety Executive report 144 worker deaths in their 2017/18 figures, with 1.4 million people suffering from a work-related illness. This year, […]

Article, News 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 Safety Meeting

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


Event on the UNISON South East site.

Violence at work – it’s not part of the job

A leaflet outlining what you should do if you are experiencing violence at work

Media on the UNISON National site.

Will a shower of April wins help us flower in May?

Another busy month saw UNISON celebrating victories – and launching new campaigns

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON launches campaign to combat musculoskeletal injuries

Launch comes on national RSI awareness day as research reveals another cost of austerity

News on the UNISON National 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.

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.

International Workers’ Memorial Day – leaflet

An A5 leaflet advertising International Workers’ Memorial Day. This is not year specific so can be used every year.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Working during the cold weather

Taking care of the people who keep public services running this winter

Article on the UNISON National site.