Unions challenge wrong-headed government attack that could cost livesThe Health and Safety Executive (HSE) medical division is nearing extinction and the whole occupational medicine profession could follow suit. Meanwhile the UK's workplace diseases crisis is continuing unchecked.
Hazards 132 special online report, December 2015
Hard to swallow
Firms and government have an unhealthy preoccupation with your lifestyle Your firm’s concern for your ‘well-being’, ‘wellness’, ‘resilence’ and ‘mindfulness’ might just be a way to bypass the union on health issues, warns TUC’s Hugh Robertson.
Hazards 132, Special online report, December 2015
Asbestos statistics show ‘devastating legacy’ Europe is in the midst of an asbestos disease epidemic – and it is far worse than previously thought.
Hazards 132 online, December 2015
TUC advice on reporting work-related violence If workplace violence isn’t reported, it is unlikely anything will get done. Hazards presents a blow-by-blow union guide to getting it properly recorded and quickly addressed.
Hazards 132, December 2015
IUF campaign: ‘Make my workplace safe’ say hotel housekeepersLow-paid hotel housekeepers do some of the heaviest, fast-paced and unhealthy work around. Massimo Frattini of the global union IUF describes its campaign to make hotel giants clean up their act.
Hazards 132, September 2015
Hazards poster: Good grief
Workers die when the government says workplace safety isn’t important.
A stick-up-at-work poster from Hazards.
Tweets by @hazardsmagazine
We want more!
If you like what we have to say, then ‘like’ our new We Love Red Tape facebook page spelling out our blueprint for a bigger, better Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
A Hazards special investigation
The decimation of Britain's industrial base was supposed to have one obvious upside - an end to dirty and deadly jobs.
In the 'Deadly business' series, Hazards reveals how a hands off approach to safety regulation means workers continue to die in preventable 'accidents' at work.
Meanwhile, an absence of oversight means old industrial diseases are still affecting millions, and modern jobs are creating a bloodless epidemic of workplace diseases - from 'popcorn lung' to work related suicide. Find out more