Tag Archives: health and safety

The Good Friday safety strike

Proper protection and pay demands for hospital security staff


‘A disgrace’

Security staff at Southampton General Hospital, who are being attacked in the A&E department, will strike for eight days in their dispute over pay rates,... Read More

Check records call

An estimated 1,000 former Ministry of Defence (MoD) employees, who could have been exposed to asbestos while maintaining Sea King helicopters, are now caught in... Read More

Pirelli Tyres fined

Pirelli Tyres has been slapped with a £512,000 fine after two workers were injured in almost exactly the same way in accidents that occurred two... Read More
News Feature

‘Never again’

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the deadliest offshore disaster in history, when the Piper Alpha platform burst into flames, killing 167 of the... Read More

‘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

‘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