Tag Archives: health and safety


‘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

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
News Feature

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

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

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

Bus safety now call

Unite bus drivers demanded London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Transport for London (TfL) must implement the findings of the London Assembly transport committee report, Driven... Read More

Radical new approach call

Unite is calling for a radical new approach to construction regulations and safety laws, following the Grenfell Tower fire.   Unite has three key demands:... Read More
Quote of the day

What plans for HSE?

Today (June 22) Unite assistant general secretary Gail Cartmail spoke out on HSE inspection cuts in the construction industry.   “Sadly there remain far too... Read More