Tag Archives: health and safety

‘Never again’

Unions convene to mark Piper Alpha disaster’s 30th anniversary

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‘Alarmingly high’


At least two abattoir workers are seriously injured in the UK every week and amputations occur at least once a month, shock new figures show.... Read More
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‘Silent epidemic’


Unite is running a series of mental health awareness courses as well as training members in mental health first aid throughout the UK to coincide... Read More
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Unite remembers


Unite activists gathered at Tower Hill in London on Saturday (April 28), International Workers' Memorial Day, to pay tribute to those who've been killed or... Read More
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The truck stops here?


The health of lorry drivers is increasingly at risk because of inadequate truck stop facilities, Unite has warned.   The union called on government and... Read More
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Asbestos workers at risk


Unite has warned that government proposals to water down vital life-saving asbestos regulations are risking the health of asbestos workers.   The Health and Safety... Read More
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Lessons must be learned


Unite, the UK’s largest construction union, is calling on major contractors to urgently learn the lessons from the death of Rene Tkacik on the Crossrail... Read More