Figures show the importance of controlling hazards, as European Health and Safety Week gets under way.
Union survey of 10,000 members shows that stress is harming staff and services – but employers rarely talk about it
Thanks to the work of UNISON’s health and safety reps, public sector employees are less likely to suffer injury in the workplace. Tens of thousands of UK workers die every year because of their work and many more are injured. But thanks to the efforts of more than 6,000 safety reps and branch officers, UNISON members are safer.
UNISON survey aims to find out scale of problem in wake of concerns over rise in superbugs
General secretary Dave Prentis visits branch to see first hand the practical help and support provided to members
Creative ideas for training, accreditation and mentoring all to the fore as delegates discuss helping reps
Health and safety rep Scott Donohoe praised after being awarded the STUC Frank Maguire award
Workers around the globe call for ‘strong laws, strong enforcement, strong unions’
“Health and safety is important not just for workers, but for everyone in society”
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
Health and safety saves lives, and UNISON reps are at the forefront of that work
Health and safety rep of the year awards highlight key work of union and our reps
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 […]
UNISON is celebrating the sterling work of our health and safety reps with an awards ceremony to highlight what they do
Employers must do more to support workers with cancer – that was the message at a UNISON health and safety fringe event at the union’s national delegate conference last week, as the union launched its campaign ‘cancer in the workplace’