As lockdown restrictions ease and workplaces open up, we need to make sure our staff are kept safe
UNISON has launched a COVID-19 workplace exposure questionnaire in partnership with Thompsons solicitors
‘A workplace without a safety rep potentially puts the safety of our members at risk’
UNISON vows to protect key safety legislation and protections originating in EU law
UNISON backs Labour plans to legislate on excessive heat in the workplace
Taking care of the people who keep public services running this winter
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’