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Laid bare
The scandal of expendable workers before, during and after Covid Most workplaces never saw an inspector. Workers struggled to get PPE. Whistleblowers were silenced. That was before Covid-19. Hazards reveals how the pandemic didn’t cause a crisis in workplace health. It exposed it.
Hazards 151, July-September 2020

Biohazard
Infections. They were warned. They knew what to do. They did nothing.Long before Covid-19, unions made repeat warnings about the need to prepare for ‘emerging threats’. Hazards exposes the decades of inaction that paved the way for the pandemic and left us without a workplace biohazards law.
Hazards 151, July-September 2020

Bright sparks
Dave Smith’s guide to organising: No.16 Health and safety wasn’t handed to us on a plate by benevolent employers or far-sighted politicians, says Hazards organising expert Dave Smith. For centuries, workers fought for safer workplaces. ‘Builder’s crack’, a newly rediscovered film, reveals how sharing our organising successes and strategies is safety critical.
Hazards 151, July-September 2020

JOIN UP. ORGANISE.
If you want protection at work, get active in your union The government won't protect us from infections and oterh deadly risks at work. But unions will! A Hazards pin-up-at-work poster.

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Deadly Business
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The decimation of Britain's industrial base was supposed to have one obvious upside - an end to dirty and deadly jobs.

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