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

Scottish Government Covid 19 Regulations, Level Four Safe Workplace Guidance

The Scottish Government Covid 19 Regulations announced on Tuesday 17 November place the following areas in level four from 18.00 ... Read More

UNISON Week 295 – Inward investment, internal market & More

UNISON Week 295 - Inward investment, internal market & more. Read full newsletter here ... Read More

UNISON Week 290 – Programme for Government & more

UNISON Week 290 - Programme for Government & more ... Read full newsletter here ... Read More

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Publications and events

It’s Not Part Of The Job – A health and safety guide on tackling violence at work

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Violence at work is a major occupational hazard for many UNISON members. Physical attacks are the most serious form of violence, but verbal abuse and ...
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Proposed Guidance to support the Provision of Healthcare Needs in Schools

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UNISON has recently published a report (Hard Lessons) which contains feedback from members working in schools. Key concerns raised are the lack of training and ...
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Violence at Work: A Survey of UNISON employers and Staff in Scotland 2016

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Violent Assaults on Public Service Staff - UNISON Scotland Survey 2016 Since 2006, UNISON Scotland has carried out an annual survey of assaults to public ...
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Violence at Work: A Survey of UNISON employers and Staff in Scotland 2015

Violence at Work: A Survey of UNISON employers and Staff in Scotland 2015
UNISON Scotland is publishing today Violence at Work: A Survey of UNISON employers and Staff in Scotland 2015. It shows an increase of 1,227 assaults ...
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