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Health and Safety


Join the protests against rail cuts

09 December 2014
Important rail safety jobs are being axed as the Tories ram through franchise agreements and reprivatisation before the general election. 

Safety concerns over scabbing on Tube

08 July 2014
Workers have raised severe safety concerns as Tube bosses waste millions of pounds of public money in an effort to beat a strike.

Trade unionists mark Workers' Memorial Day

29 April 2014
Trade unionists and campaigners demonstrated across Britain to mark Workers’ Memorial Day on Monday of this week, including 150 in London, to highlight deaths at work. 

Workers killed in Super Puma helicopter crash paid a deadly price for big oil's profits

27 August 2013
Oil bosses ground Super Puma helicopters after latest crash kills four workers, reports Sarah Ensor

Workers' grief turned to anger in struggle for offshore safety

02 July 2013
Workers formed the Oilc union in 1988 in the aftermath of Piper Alpha. The battle to build effective offshore union organisation can be a matter of life and death. 

Piper Alpha 25 years on: fire killed 167 workers because bosses cut corners

02 July 2013
On the anniversary of the Piper Alpha oil platform disaster, Socialist Worker looks at the union-busting and callous lack of safety that condemned oil workers to death

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