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Health and safety resources

Prospect produces a wide variety of health and safety resources for members and reps.

orange posterThey include

  • Forms and templates for H&S reps
  • Guides and factcards for members
  • Health and Safety Advisory Committee papers
  • Leaflets
  • Posters
  • Health & safety Briefings
  • SafetyWorks newsletter
  • Prospect submissions.

You can see the full range of resources in each category using the links on the left. Below you will find quick lists of the most recent documents in each category.

Safety briefings

The "Union Effect" July 2008
21 August 2008
The impact of H&S reps on workplace health and safety.
New web pages & worker involvement
22 October 2008
Newsletter on launch of new H&S web pages, new HSE worker involvement web pages, European H&S week.
Health & Safety update - February 2009
26 February 2009
Health & Safety updates February 2009
Human Swine Influenza
15 May 2009
A Briefing on the Human Swine Influenza
Line management behaviour and stress at work
09 June 2009
RSS H&S Briefing following CIPD/HSE update of line management & HR guidance
 
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Leaflets and posters

Safety reps and the law Download now: Safety reps appointed by recognised trade unions have powerful legal rights under the Safety Representatives and Safety Committee Regulations. This leaflet summarises those rights.
Safety reps appointed by recognised trade unions have powerful legal rights under the Safety Representatives and Safety Committee Regulations. This leaflet summarises those rights.
Inspect and protect - become a safety rep Download now: This leaflet briefly explains the role and rights of a Prospect safety rep.
This leaflet briefly explains the role and rights of a Prospect safety rep.
Safety representatives and safety committees - Brown Book Download now: The TUC/Prospect 'Brown book' sets out the regulations, codes of practice and guidance relating to the Safety Representatives and Safety Committees Regulations, 1977. It also lists all other health and safety legislation that requires employers to consult with employees or safety representatives.
The TUC/Prospect 'Brown book' sets out the regulations, codes of practice and guidance relating to the Safety Representatives and Safety Committees Regulations, 1977. It also lists all other health and safety legislation that requires employers to consult with employees or safety representatives.
Asbestos register leaflet Download now: If you've ever been exposed to asbestos at work, this leaflet explains why you should sign our asbestos register.
If you've ever been exposed to asbestos at work, this leaflet explains why you should sign our asbestos register.
HIV/AIDS Digest Download now: A TUC digest of information and resources on the developmental implications of HIV/AIDS and how trade unions can tackle this scourge.
A TUC digest of information and resources on the developmental implications of HIV/AIDS and how trade unions can tackle this scourge.
Gender and development in southern Africa Download now: ACTSA AGM and Gender and Development in southern Africa conference with Stephen Lewis (Former Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa) Stephen Lewis is an inspirational speaker with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in dealing with HIV/AIDS – he is known globally for raising the profile of women as the “face” of this pandemic.
ACTSA AGM and Gender and Development in southern Africa conference with Stephen Lewis (Former Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa) Stephen Lewis is an inspirational speaker with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in dealing with HIV/AIDS – he is known globally for raising the profile of women as the “face” of this pandemic.
Electrical Safety - a perspective based on incidents Download now: Bill Bates, an electrical inspector with the Health and Safety Executive, addressed a seminar of Prospect health and safety reps in energy supply  in September.  His talk used real incidents to illustrate how tragedy can strike, and cited data from a research paper he wrote last year. You can download the original paper here.
Bill Bates, an electrical inspector with the Health and Safety Executive, addressed a seminar of Prospect health and safety reps in energy supply in September. His talk used real incidents to illustrate how tragedy can strike, and cited data from a research paper he wrote last year. You can download the original paper here.
What the spending cuts will mean – Health and Safety and the HSE Download now: Report by All-Party Parliamentary Group on Occupational Safety and Health
Report by All-Party Parliamentary Group on Occupational Safety and Health
WTYT flyer Download now: A flyer to promote the WTYT website campaign
A flyer to promote the WTYT website campaign
Event flier: Justice for South African gold miners Download now: Hear the story of South Africa gold miners; people who created vast wealth for companies and shareholders but now suffer from silicosis. Hear about their demand for decent
compensation and access to adequate health screening, care and support which will benefit their communities. Get informed. Support the campaign for decent compensation
and justice for South African gold miners suffering from silicosis NOW.
Hear the story of South Africa gold miners; people who created vast wealth for companies and shareholders but now suffer from silicosis. Hear about their demand for decent compensation and access to adequate health screening, care and support which will benefit their communities. Get informed. Support the campaign for decent compensation and justice for South African gold miners suffering from silicosis NOW.
ENA Autumn Review - Asset-related incidents Download now: Powering improvement 2012 theme - asset management and maintenance. ENA SHE Managers' review of past incidents.
Powering improvement 2012 theme - asset management and maintenance. ENA SHE Managers' review of past incidents.
40@40: health and safety stories from the frontline Download now: Celebrating 40 years of protecting life, Prospect brings you 40@40: health and safety stories from the frontline, a collection of narratives from inspectors whose voices are rarely heard yet are envied around the globe for their professionalism, regulatory intelligence and discretion.
Celebrating 40 years of protecting life, Prospect brings you 40@40: health and safety stories from the frontline, a collection of narratives from inspectors whose voices are rarely heard yet are envied around the globe for their professionalism, regulatory intelligence and discretion.
 
 

Posters

 
 
Title Date
Safer work, better lives 11 December 2008
'Don't suffer in silence' poster 29 November 2006
Health and safety inspection poster 25 January 2007
Health and safety poster: 'apple' 07 January 2008
Health and safety poster: 'banana' 07 January 2008
Health and safety poster: 'orange' 07 January 2008
Stress poster: don't suffer alone 11 November 2008
WorkTime YourTime: Will your Blackberry make you crumble 06 January 2012
Worktime YourTime: Has life in your car gone too far? 06 January 2012
WorkTime YourTime: yet another working lunch? 06 January 2012
WorkTime YourTime: Need protecting from burn-out? 06 January 2012
WorkTime YourTime meetings poster 22 February 2012
Prospect, sea change at work poster 06 September 2012
Safety reps – your rock in a hard place 06 September 2012
Stress and stigma pop art poster 14 March 2013
Workers' Memorial Day 2013 - red poster 19 April 2013
Stop playing games with health and safety A4 poster 14 February 2014
Stop playing games with health and safety 06 March 2014
 
 

Forms

Title Date
F2533/4 safety rep inspection/report form for stress from long hours culture 13 March 2014
F2533/4 safety rep inspection/report form for stress from poorly managed change 13 March 2014
Prospect asbestos register form 15 October 2013
Inspection and report form 25 January 2013
Notification of health and safety inspection 14 January 2013
Accident investigation or dangerous occurrence report form, ESI sector 14 January 2013

Submissions

 
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Title Date
Biosecurity in UK Research Laboratories: Submission by Prospect to the Innovation, Universities and Skills Select Committee 31 January 2008
Distribution Price Control Review - DPCR5 Paper Ref 15908 12 February 2009
The health and safety of Great Britain: be part of the solution 02 March 2009
Using a hand-held mobile phone while driving 21 November 2002
Health and safety: an alternative vision 01 December 2003
 
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Health and safety advisory committee minutes and agendas

 
 
Title Date
MGC SHEF Sub-Committee Presentation 07 November 2014
Minutes of NEC H&S Advisory Committee 12 June 2012 26 June 2012
 
 

Health and safety advisory committee circulars

 
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Title Date
Circular launching Fair Change 07 May 2009
Prospect health and safety conference, 28 April 2009 11 December 2008
Circular to staff - Body Mapping Members' Factcard 7 11 May 2011
The Homeworker - Autumn 2011 17 October 2011
International Workers' Memorial Day 02 March 2012
 
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