Health & safety news

  • Piper 25 Workforce Involvement Day

    PIPER25 Workforce Involvement Day19 June 2013

    To coincide with the 25th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster, Step Change in Safety & the HSE are jointly running a Workforce Involvement Day, at the AECC on Wednesday 19 June 2013 which will run in parallel with PIPER25 –a three-day offshore safety conference run by Oil & Gas UK. Please click here for further information about this conference. There will be 50 free spaces made available for Elected Safety Representatives .

  • Oil refinery

    2 years on - Chevron Pembroke Refinery Explosion3 June 2013

    It is now 2 years since an explosion and fire at the Chevron Pembroke Refinery, 2 June 2011, killed 4 workers and very seriously injured another.

  • action on Russian asbestos demonstration photo 1

    Action on Russian asbestos demonstration photos30 April 2013

    Russia is now the largest producer and exporter of Asbestos on the planet. A recent letter to the Russian Ambassador to the UK calling for the cessation of this deadly trade was ignored.

  • WMD 2013 Devon

    Workers Memorial Day 2013, Dorset speech30 April 2013

    Speech by Steve Attwill, regional officer Unite the union

  • Workers Memorial Day banner

    Manchester's International Workers Memorial Day 2013 media coverage30 April 2013

    BBC NW TV News, 28 April 2013, coverage of Manchester IWMD event. Unite was central to this event.

  • Workers' Memorial Day

    Workers Memorial Day 2013 event listing23 April 2013

    Every year, on this day, trade unions & workplace health & safety campaigners all over the world focus on the issue of workers' health & safety.