Our factcards are pocket-sized guides containing brief factual information on issues such as employment rights, VDUs and safe driving.


Asbestos: the hidden killer   info
Members' factcard covering the hidden dangers of asbestos, an overview of the law, advice on your rights as an employee. Includes questions to help Prospect members and reps check compliance in their own workplace.

Body and workplace mapping factcard   info
An explanation of mapping techniques: simple steps you can take to unearth the health hazards in your workplace or business area

Health and safety in annual reports   info
High-level leadership checklist - for H&S Reps use in checking corporate compliance. Feel free to share with your CEO

Health and safety rights factcard   info
As a worker, you have the right to work in a place where risks to your health and safety are properly controlled. Health and safety is about preventing you getting hurt at work or being made ill by work.

LGBT+ rights at work factcard   info
LGBT+ rights at work factcard

Your legal rights at work in Northern Ireland 2020-21   info
This factcard outlines your rights at work in Northern Ireland as of August 2020. It only covers the minimum legal requirements – in most cases your contract of employment will offer better terms, so the rights in your contract will apply.

Zoonotic infections   info
A factcard for all members who work with animals and/or in the countryside. Covers details of the law, safe working practices and information about zoonotic infections.