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The number of workplace fatalities in Britain last year fell to the lowest annual rate on record, but deaths overall increased markedly as asbestos cancer deaths soared.
Performance-related pay is bad for workers’ health, a new study has found.
Ministers have accepted a recommendation that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) remains an independent regulator, but have said the watchdog must increase its commenrcial activities.
The European Commission’s new strategy for occupational health and safety has been criticised as “weak and insubstantial” by international trade union leaders.
Nearly a third of schools outside local authority control are failing to manage asbestos safely, according to a Health and Safety Executive survey.
The NASUWT has called for the complete removal of asbestos from all school buildings in Wales to safeguard the health and safety of pupils and school staff.
Changes to health and safety regulation relating to schools since the Coalition Government came into office.
The health, safety and wellbeing of women is being seriously undermined by the Coalition Government’s programme of attacks and cuts, the NASUWT has told this year’s TUC’s Women’s Conference.
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The average number of working days lost to sickness absence has fallen dramatically over the last 20 years, official figures show.
A compensation plan for people who contract mesothelioma does not go far enough to support victims, the NASUWT believes.
Regular safety inspections and a maximum temperature in the workplace are some of the improvements which the TUC is calling for in a new ten point safety manifesto.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) must be better resourced and supported to be able to ensure higher levels of workplace safety, the NASUWT has argued in its response to a Government review of the watchdog’s functions and governance.
Pressure is building on ministers to act over the issue of asbestos in schools after a Government commissioned panel of experts concluded that children are at more risk from exposure to asbestos than adults.
If excessive temperatures are a problem in your school there are a number of actions you can take to ease the problem.
A report designed to provide individual teachers and school leaders throughout the United Kingdom with positive practical advice that will help them to manage and protect their mental health and wellbeing.
The NASUWT has created a register to assist those worried about exposure to asbestos in schools across the UK.
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