In all fairness the IOSH press release tells us nothing new, however it is a timely reminder that too many employers are ignoring their health and safety obligations with impunity. As […]
For the first time in 3 years physical commemoration of International Workers’ Memorial Day was possible and trade unions, politicians, members of the public and, most importantly, bereaved family members […]
On the 18th November 1968 Henry Fulton Brown left for work at the upholstery factory of A. J. & S. Stern in James Watt Street. He was never […]
“Health and Safety in Scotland’s Hands” Our 21st Annual Conference will, once again, be via Zoom but, hopefully for the last time. There will be two sessions, in […]
Scottish Hazards, along with trade unions and campaigning lawyer Patrick McGuire from Thompsons have always said that families affected by workplace deaths are being denied justice. Far too many people […]
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 […]