Photo credit: Ben Brooksbank

From explosions to asbestos – the history of health and safety

Find out how we got to where we are with health and safety regulation

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

This week, let’s focus on making work healthy and safe for everyone

UNISON has a proud record of supporting health and safety reps in the workplace, and building positive relationships on these issues with employers – that’s why we’re handing out “High 5’s” to branches who are doing great work promoting health and safety in the workplace.

Dave Prentis hugs a member at the Redditch Time to Talk session

Award-winning work on mental health in Redditch and Bromsgrove

General secretary Dave Prentis visits branch to see first hand the practical help and support provided to members

UNISON relaunches stress survey

UNISON is calling on the union’s safety reps to get organised – and members to get involved -in this year’s European Health and Safety week. We want safety reps to ask members and non-members to identify the different ways in which work situations can affect their own personal health and wellbeing by filling in our stress survey […]