Health and Safety
21 April 2020
UVW union members at St George’s University of London in Tooting are demanding Personal Protective Equipment
20 April 2020
Bosses at distribution companies are “endangering thousands” of workers
20 April 2020
Unison, the Royal College of Nursing and the Royal College of Midwives have organised a national minute’s silence for 11am on Tuesday 28 April.
16 April 2020
Health workers and their supporters took part in a day of symbolic action to demand “health before profit” on Thursday.
15 April 2020
Health workers could be forced to reuse protective clothing as a “last resort”, according to a document from Public Health England.
14 April 2020
Workers at a council in the south of England last week forced their bosses to take action to protect their safety
13 April 2020
At least eleven London bus workers have now died after contracting Covid-19, with tens of thousands more transport workers terrified of the same fate
13 April 2020
Bin workers on the Wirral on Merseyside stopped work over coronavirus health and safety last week
12 April 2020
Union rep says 'If people don’t feel safe they should remove themselves from the building"
06 April 2020
Distribution workers at a Marks and Spencer warehouse in Swindon have staged three walkouts over health and safety.
02 April 2020
Submissions to a parliamentary committee reveal how the government’s failures are hitting workers
01 April 2020
A London ambulance worker spoke to Socialist Worker about the anger and fear over the lack of PPE
26 March 2020
Matt, a Unison union rep in Tower Hamlets, says, "There’s contempt for managers that kept facilities open despite the threat to the health of the staff.”
20 March 2020
Lambeth library workers said they were angry at managers' lack of action
02 March 2020
As the deadly disease spreads to new countries, Socialist Worker investigates why health care systems and pharmaceutical companies run for profit fail those most in need of help
26 March 2019
The Tories have appointed an “independent specialist contractor” to conduct environmental checks of the area around Grenfell Tower.
26 January 2019
Ten bodies have been found and more than 400 people are unaccounted for after a dam operated by the mining firm Vale collapsed in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.
14 December 2018
Any chance of justice for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire is being delayed and blocked.
02 October 2018
Northern rail workers walked out on Saturday of last week in the latest action in their long-running fight for passenger safety.
17 July 2018
Over 200 people joined the monthly Silent Walk for Grenfell last Saturday—the first since the one-year anniversary of the blaze at the west London tower block.