H&S Useful Links

Useful Health & Safety Info Links

Napo H&S Bulletin: Napo's own H&S Bulletins with a mixture of probation and family-court specific items plus topical H&S snippets are at:   http://www.napo.org.uk/resources/advice/HSBulletin.cfm

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TUC (Trade Union Congress): http://www.tuc.org.uk/

The TUC website carries extensive info on Health & Safety as a topic and how attention to H&S  can help unions organise: http://www.tuc.org.uk/workplace/index.cfm?mins=124&minors=4&majorsubjectID=2

TUC "Hazards at Work" book: Individual chapters on individual risks from this extensive TUC H&S reference manual are now available on-line. To access them click on a subject on the left of the intro page and if there is a corresponding chapter available then you can access it through the orange box that appears on the page. For an example, see this extract on Lone Working: http://www.tuc.org.uk/h_and_s/loneworking.cfm.  Napo supplies its accredited H&S Reps with hard copies of the Hazards at Work book.

TUC "Risks" e-bulletin (weekly): This link: http://www.tuc.org.uk/newsroom/register.cfm      will take you to the TUC’s Registration page. From this link you can sign up to receive H&S alerts and general news. There is a choice of many other topics such as the economy; law at work; organisation & recruitment; job vacancies in unions, and news from specific regions.

TUC H&S Training: All Napo H&S Reps are encouraged to consider doing the H&S Stage 1 qualification to help them carry out their role.    GO to TUC to UnionLearn http://www.unionlearn.org.uk/for details of the courses, which are almost always free, and can be done at local Further Education colleges around the UK, or online.

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HSE (Health & Safety Executive):  http://www.hse.gov.uk/index.htm                                     

The HSE website gives a large amount of very useful info on the full range of H&S topics. They also publish a range of e-bulletins and you can sign up for any of these at:  http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/subscribe/index.htm .

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The Hazards Campaign:  http://www.hazardscampaign.org.uk/

The Hazards Campaign is a network of resource centres and campaigners on health and safety at work

Hazards magazine is published quarterly and this link http://www.hazards.org/will take you to the online versions of latest issue, special topic reports, and back copies.  The magazine is sent out in hard copy to all Napo Health & Safety Reps

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The British Safety Council: http://www.britishsafetycouncil.co.uk/about/index.aspx

The BSC is one of the worlds leading occupational health, safety, and environmental organisation. Its mission is to support a healthier, safer and more sustainable society.

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