Health and Safety Useful Internet Sites
TUC (Trades Union Congress) Health and safety -www.tuc.org.uk/h_and_s/index.cfm.
Excellent site for Trade Unionists with an interest in Health and Safety at Work. You can register with the TUC to receive email updates on all the latest news and campaigns.
Health and Safety Executive - www.hse.gov.uk/hsehome.htm
The HSE works to ensure that risks to people's health and safety from work activities are properly controlled. To contact HSE: E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hazards - www.hazards.org/
Hazards magazine provides comprehensive information for safety reps and is supported by the CWU. The new Hazards magazine guide to do-it-yourself health and safety research for union safety reps is now available online. It contains guides to body mapping, risk mapping, world mapping and trade union health and safety training, together with a photo gallery of participatory methods in action. Go to: www.hazards.org/diyresearch/
NW BT Union Health & Safety Co-ordinator's Committee: http://www.unionsafety.eu/
hsedirect - www.hsedirect.com/
This site provides an authoritative source of health and safety legislation.
The Suzy Lamplugh Trust - www.suzylamplugh.org/
This Trust is the national charity for personal safety. It aims to create a safer society and enable people to live safer lives, providing practical personal safety advice for everyone, everyday, everywhere.
Women's Health & Safety - The TUC provide this excellent link -www.tuc.org.uk/h_and_s/index.cfm?mins=32
IOSH (Institute of Occupational Safety and Health) - http://www.iosh.co.uk/
Founded in 1945, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is Europe's leading body for individuals with a professional involvement in occupational safety and health.
Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI): http://www.opsi.gov.uk/about/index.htm
Her Majesty's Stationery Office - www.hmso.gov.uk/
London Hazards Centre - www.lhc.org.uk/
This is a resource centre for Londoners fighting health and safety hazards in their workplace and community. This site is for union and community organisers anywhere who need health and safety information.
The British Asbestos Newsletter is a quarterly publication which is distributed to victim support groups, public bodies, lawyers, solicitors, barristers, researchers, doctors, academics and environmentalists in over thirty countries. http://www.britishasbestosnewsletter.org/
The International EMF Project was established by WHO in 1996: www.who.int/peh-emf/
Independent Expert Group on Mobile Phones: www.iegmp.org.uk/
There is an increasing focus being put on developing a strategy for dealing with Occupational Health. If you want to know more the following websites may be of interest to you:
A long term occupational health strategy for England, Scotland and Wales:www.ohstrategy.net/
Centre for Corporate Accountability - http://www.corporateaccountability.org/
Join over 3,000 people who have signed up to receive risks, the TUC's weekly online bulletin for safety reps at www.tuc.org.uk/register
Excellent site for Women's Health and Safety issues: www.hazards.org/women/index.htm
The Labour Research Department. Provides news and information for Trade Unionists- http://www.lrd.org.uk/
Wellbeing of Women is the only UK charity dedicated to solving health problems that affect women by funding medical research and training into all aspects of reproductive and gynaecological health. - http://www.wellbeingofwomen.org.uk/
The Men's Health Forum's mission is to provide an independent and authoritative voice for male health and to tackle the issues affecting the health and well-being of boys and men in England and Wales. - http://www.menshealthforum.org.uk/
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