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This page contains links to resources useful to Union Safety Reps when doing their workplace inspections.

The following forms may be useful and be downloaded as PDF files which can then be printed for use.

Updated Union Safety Reps Brown Book Bible Available

Pic: Safety Reps and Safety Committees legislation - click the picGuidance has been launched by the HSE on workers representation and involvement in health and safety, whilst at the same time the HSE website pages regarding workers involvement have also been updated.

At the October 2008 launch both the Health and Safety Minister Lord McKenzie and HSE Chair Judith Hackitt spoke strongly in support of Trade Union Safety Representatives and the benefits of better safety standards provided by actively involved Safety Reps.

They also stressed the need for Employers to comply with the Law requiring consultation and involvement.

This resource containing the current Safety Reps and Safety Committees Regulation 1977 is THE MOST important document and resource for ALL Union Safety Reps.

Using this document everyday, and learning it's contents will ensure all Union Safety Reps feel secure in their facilities, their aims and objectives in their role, and most off all; that thier role in the workplace is both supported and protected by statute law of the UK!

Union Safety Reps facility time (paid time off for their role) are SEPERATE from any other form of facitlity time for trade union officers and reps. They therefefore should not form any part of the overall facility time negotated with employers, and must form a seperate agreement or understanding of the time required by USR's to perform their duties and functions.

Safety Reps Workplace Documents

Cellar/Cable Chamber Safety Check Aide Memoire

Environmental Check Aide Memoire

General Building Safety Check Aide Memoire

Motor Transport Safety Check Aide Memoire

Office Building Check Aide Memoire

Stores Safety Check Aide Memoire

Vacated Areas Safety Check Aide Memoire

Openreach Safe And Well Newsletters

July 2019

June 2019

May 2019

April 2019

March 2019

February 2019

January 2019

Factsheets on employment tribunal fees now available from the E-library here

Don't forget the E-Library Database is also a good resource for USRs



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