Health and Safety

Health and SafetyTo be effective in our fight for safe working conditions we need people in every workplace to act as advisors and watchdogs on health and safety issues. You’ll get full training and support from UNISON as well as paid time off from your employer to carry out your union role.

News

UNISON WEEK 325 – Keep The Promise & more

UNISON WEEK 325 - Keep The Promise & more ... Read our full newsletter here ... Read More

Responding to health and safety challenges of pandemic and climate change

A busy UNISON Scotland Health & Safety Seminar on 22 October 2021 covered a range of issues, linking topical issues ... Read More

STUC raise self isolation concerns with First Minister.

STUC General Secretary Rozanne Foyer has written to the First Minister expressing unions concerns about changes to self isolation rules ... Read More

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Publications and events

UNISON WEEK 325 – Keep The Promise & more

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UNISON WEEK 325 - Keep The Promise & more ... Read our full newsletter here ...
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Responding to health and safety challenges of pandemic and climate change

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A busy UNISON Scotland Health & Safety Seminar on 22 October 2021 covered a range of issues, linking topical issues like climate change, Covid and ...
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UNISON’s response to the proposed Bill on Culpable Homicide

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UNISON's Submission to the consultation on Claire Baker MSP’s proposed Bill on Culpable Homicide. Read the full submission here ...
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Fair Work Charter for Severe Weather

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A new Fair Work Charter for Severe Weather has been published by the Scottish Government. This has been developed jointly with the STUC as part ...
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Violence at Work: A Survey of UNISON employers and Staff in Scotland 2018

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Violent Assaults on Public Service Staff in Scotland - UNISON Survey 2018 UNISON Scotland has carried out an annual survey of assaults to public sector ...
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International Workers Memorial Day 2018 remember the dead fight for the living

International Workers Memorial Day 2018 remember the dead fight for the living
On 28 April each year - International Workers’ Memorial Day - we remember the dead and fight for the living. This year's theme is 'unionised ...
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