Please see below some useful Health & Safety resources which will assist you in your role as a Unite Rep.
Not only does the Region have its own dedicated Health & Safety Committee, but we are planning a Health & Safety Conference for all Workplace Reps to take place in October 2016. The H&S Conference page below will be updated shortly as to the content of the Conference and will have added newsletters from the Committee so please bear with us.
It can be surprising how many substances we work with in the course of our daily job can actually cause long term damage. The link below on Hazardous Substances is very useful. For more general information and all other Unite Health & Safety Resources, click on Health & Safety.
In other news, Unite has launched its Lead Exposure Register. A similar format to the Asbestos Register, this is for anyone who has worked with or working with lead. For more information on this and the long term health issues caused by lead, please click here.