Since the original lockdown last year Scottish Hazards has been amazed at the excuses some employers have come up with to self identify as essential workplaces. Why? we believe in […]
As more retail outlets get the green light to open with the easing of lockdown restrictions, what should workers expect from their employer to keep them safe as they return to work?
As more retail outlets prepare to open in Scotland with the further easing of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, social distancing concerns have led to a prohibition notice being served on a Lidl store in Greenock. Suitable and sufficient risk assessments have to be in place in both essential and non-essential retail outlets.
Scottish Hazards has worked with, and supported, some amazing families over the years, here are some stories that tell the reality of workplace deaths. Click the image above to find […]
BBC Scotland covered the launch of our COVID 19 helpline this morning on Good Morning Scotland Our advice worker Ian Tasker spoke about the issue many workers will face as […]
When mental health nurse Lucy Duncan finished her seventh consecutive 12 hour shift in a row at Wigan Hospital she may have been anticipating a break from the pressure of […]
Our sister organisation, Greater Manchester Hazards Centre has produced a briefing for UK Hazards on managing Covid-19 in the workpace. This is a must read for any trade union representative […]
Ann Mackay and her sister-in-law Magi have suffered what no family believes they will ever have to but far too often do, having a loved one leave for work and […]
Tuesday 4 February marks World Cancer Day 2020. Every day, almost 1700 people across the world lose their fight with cancer – and this number is only representative of the […]