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Labour pledges to listen and act on workplace health and safety John McDonnell says the Health and Safety Executive's regulatory mission has been compromised by its new profit motive. Brexit threatens worse to come. But the shadow chancellor says your protection is a 'red line' issue for Labour – and that means delivering a strong safety regime underpinned by restored trade union rights.
Hazards 135 July-September 2016

Rotten board
Minister says employer can be 'employees' voice on HSE board Who does the secretary of state for work think should speak for workers on the Health and Safety Executive board? In a move the TUC condemned as ‘dangerous’, Hazards discovered Damian Green believes a former director of Greggs the Bakers is a palatable choice.
Hazards 135, July-September 2016

Tired out!
Don’t take fatigue risks lying down Work-related fatigue can be very bad for your safety and your health. But Hazards says union safety reps can play a crucial role in stopping employers wringing ever more work out of fewer workers.
Hazards 135, July-September 2016

Sri Lanka's workers make a stand against exploitation Garment workers toiling behind the electrified fences of Sri Lanka’s free trade zones are paying a high price for making the cheap clothes sold on the UK high street, War on Want has found.
Hazards 135, July-September 2016

Dear Prime Minister...
Let's all tell Theresa May we didn't vote to die at work
Hazards Campaign fights to save your neck. A Hazards pin-up-at-work poster.

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