Category Archives: Health & Safety

Resisting unsafe work......

Monday 1st March 8-9.30pm

Join Zero Covid and the Hazards Campaign to hear from speakers from across the labour movement on the fight for safe workplaces.  Click here to read more and register.

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Vaccinate, don’t hesitate!......

UNISON’s junior vice president, James Anthony, answers questions about being vaccinated against COVID-19.  Click here to read more.

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More than 4000 Londoners died from air pollution in 2019......

Toxic air pollution contributed to the deaths of more than 4,000 Londoners in 2019, according to research from Imperial College London.  Click here to read more.

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Coronavirus: Concerns over bosses breaking Covid safety rules......

Concerns have been raised about employees forced to go into workplaces that are not Covid-compliant during lockdown.  Click here to read more.

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Hazards Campaign Talk – Picking up the Threads......

Thu, 21 January 2021, 18:00 – 19:30

Across the UK, transmission of the virus is out of control and workers are dying or being left with Long-covid because their employers aren’t controlling the risks of infection. The discussion will be led by experts from different sectors and industries Trade Unions on how to keep the workplace safe.  Click here to read more and register.

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Hazards Campaign Thursday 21 January Talk – Picking up the Threads......

Across the UK, transmission of the virus is out of control and workers are dying or being left with Long-covid because their employers aren’t controlling the risks of infection. The discussion will be led by experts from different sectors and industries Trade Unions on how to keep the workplace safe.  Click here to read more and register.

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VENTING | Coronavirus risks are mostly up in the air......

Hands, face, space. We all know the mantra. But you can’t stop breathing and if the workplace air is going nowhere and is chock-full of coronavirus, you’ll still be at risk.  Click here to read more.

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Waltham Forest residents ‘misled’ over fire safety doors......

Waltham Forest Council has been accused of “misleading” hundreds of residents for years over the safety of their homes.

At a full council meeting on December 3, Nick Tiratsoo claimed 217 residents in Northwood Tower and four other blocks were misled about how fire resistant their front doors were.

He alleged the council repeatedly insisted new doors installed after the Grenfell Tower disaster were “FD60”, meaning they could withstand fire for an hour, but that it later emerged this was not true.  Click here to read more.

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Union Health and Safety Reps Survey 2020/21......

This survey covers the last two years (from September 2018 to December 2020). Please answer the first half of the survey about your health and safety work in general over the whole period. The second half of the survey will ask specifically about the Covid-19 pandemic.  Click here to read more and access the survey

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“COVID Transmission and Killer Workplaces”......

Major new film from Reel News and the Hazards Campaign

As the UK enters a second national lockdown, a major new film from Reel News with the Hazards Campaign is released today. It explains what is being ignored – that the main source of COVID transmission is via workplaces, through airborne transmission. It also shows what we can do about it, with inspiring stories of workplace organisation and collective action …  Click here to read more.

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