Category Archives: Health & Safety

Tories have cut fire safety inspectors by more than a quarter since 2010......

A STAGGERING 28 per cent of fire safety inspectors have been slashed by the Tories and their lackeys, a shocking new report revealed last week.  Click here to read more.

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New £15 million programme to help train one million in mental health first aid......

A new £15 million programme will see up to 1 million people trained in basic mental health “first aid” skills. The programme will improve personal resilience and help people recognise and respond effectively to signs of mental illness in others.  Click here to read more.

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Labour conference: Diane Abbott demands justice for Grenfell victims and says disaster highlights Tories’ failure......

Diane Abbott has called for justice for the survivors of the Grenfell Tower blaze and said the disaster was a direct consequence of deregulation of fire standards.  Click here to read more.

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Inquest delivers “accidental death” verdict at Romanian Marian Nemit’s inquest......

A verdict of accidental death was delivered by the jury at the inquest into 21 year old Marian Nemit’s death. The jury were instructed to deliver that verdict by the Coroner.

Graphic detail of the death of Romanian Marian Nemit, 21, was revealed at the inquest in Walthamstow yesterday. Marian died after a wall collapsed on him working on a shop conversion job at the 844 Leyton High Rd, Leyton, E10 on 14 April 2015. Continue reading

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Enforcement evening targets envirocrime......

Fly-tippers who litter local streets, parks and neighbourhoods have been warned that they are Waltham Forest’s Public Enemy Number One.  To read more click here.  If you have any comments to make on this story please email us: admin@unisonwalthamforest.org.uk

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England’s fire services suffer 25% cut to safety officers numbers......

Fire services in England have lost more than a quarter of their specialist fire safety staff since 2011, a Guardian investigation has found.  Click here to read more.

 

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Inquest into death of Marian Nemit who died re-fitting a shop in Leyton......

Romanian Marian died after a wall collapsed on him whilst working on a shop conversion job at the Bakers Arms in Leyton on 14 April 2015.

The inquest into his death will be held at the Coroners Court, Queen’s Rd, E17 on 12 and 13 September 2017.

Waltham Forest Trades Council has noted Marian’s death every Workers Memorial Day and will be attending the hearing.

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Health and Safety Reps Conference......

Date and time of event: Fri 6 Oct 2017 – 10:00 to 14:30
Venue: TUC Congress House, 23-28 Great Russell Street, London
Cost: Free  (REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL)
About this event: WHAT EFFECT WILL BREXIT HAVE ON HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELL-BEING IN THE WORKPLACE
 
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Polluted Cities: How the Government’s air quality plan will impact on Brighton and Hove, Bristol, London and Oxford......

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Third of private rented homes fail basic health and safety standards, new analysis finds......

Millions of UK people living in rented properties with dangerous hazards, despite private rents soaring.  Click here to read more.

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