Topic: Health & safety

Below is a list of the latest content related to this topic.


A safety rep for all seasons
24-Feb-2020 15:35

Is your PPE fit for purpose?
6-Dec-2019 09:21


Blog Articles


Circular: Standard: Health and safety representative training update 2024
info 27-Feb-2024 15:11
This paper provides an overview of the health and safety representative training Prospect delivered in 2023, and looks at delivery plans for 2024.

Briefing: Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) FAQ
info 20-Oct-2023 11:30
RAAC is a lightweight form of concrete commonly used between the 1950s and 1990s, which has been known to collapse without warning. This FAQ will help branches and reps as they raise the issue with their employer.

Circular: Standard: Electricity industry national health and safety committee (HESAC) update pack 09/02/2023
info 21-Feb-2023 12:21
Slide deck containing a digest of the main discussions and decisions taken at the National HESAC meeting on 9 February 2023. This is intended to support discussions at local/company HESACs.

Briefing: Abolition of EU retained law – a threat to our safety and workers’ rights
info 17-Jan-2023 13:51
As a trade union representing many workers including in safety critical roles across the economy, Prospect believes the Bill is wholly unjust, unnecessary, and will cause mayhem. It poses a significant a threat to a range of areas of law, including many of our existing rights at work and health and safety protections.

Circular: Standard: Prospect health and safety conference, 25 April 2023 – invitation to express interest
info 15-Dec-2022 14:29
We will hold our ninth health and safety conference on 25 April 2023, where we will consider the legacy and relevance of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 as it approaches it’s fiftieth anniversary. To find out more, including how to register your interest, please download our circular.

Briefing: Electricity industry national HESAC meeting update
info 21-Oct-2022 12:22
The electricity industry's tripartite National HESAC met on 29 September to discuss health and safety issues across the industry. This briefing summarises the key issues discussed.

Members' guide: Lyme and tick-borne diseases
info 1-Sep-2021 13:41
This guide for reps outlines the main tick-borne infections, how the risk should be managed in the workplace and provides suggestions for engaging with the employer in the management of the risk.

Members' guide: Media and social media
info 1-Sep-2021 13:35
This guide addresses how Prospect reps and branches may engage with the media or use social media to campaign or raise issues or awareness of a branch.