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HSE must recognise, record and investigate work-related suicidesAnnouncing new, higher work fatality figures, Health and Safety Executive (HSE) boss Sarah Albon noted “every loss of life is a tragedy.” But work-related suicides could kill more, and Albon insists HSE has no role in reporting or investigating these deaths. For HSE, not every workplace tragedy counts.
Hazards 155, July-September 2021

The right time
Making health and safety an ILO ‘fundamental right at work’Unions want health and safety to be a fundamental right for workers everywhere. Ambet Yuson, general secretary of the building and woodworkers’ global union BWI and Unite’s Gail Cartmail, tell Hazards why it’s time for a big push to make it happen.
Hazards 155, July-September 2021

Women work
Shame, solidarity and women’s bodies at work Women workers face unaddressed and under-estimated hazards at work. Canadian professor Karen Messing tells Hazards it’s a problem that can be addressed through a collaboration between researchers and unions that enhances workplace organisation.
Hazards 155, July-September 2021

No accident
Occupational diseases cause most work-related deathsMost work-related harm is caused by diseases not accidents, say union expert Dave Smith. He says union health and safety reps need to reflect the ‘health’ in their job title
Hazards 155, July-September 2021

Suicide poster
Healthy work is no accident Trade union power protects you. A Hazards pin-up-at-work poster.

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