Health and safety resources
Prospect produces a wide variety of health and safety resources for members and reps.
- Forms and templates for H&S reps
- Guides and factcards for members
- Health and Safety Advisory Committee papers
- 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.
Guides and factcards
20 October 2004
Suggestions on workplace activities for health and safety representatives.
19 January 2006
Details of how to apply for the TUC on-line course on Occupational Safety.
21 August 2008
The impact of H&S reps on workplace health and safety.
22 October 2008
Newsletter on launch of new H&S web pages, new HSE worker involvement web pages, European H&S week.
26 February 2009
Health & Safety updates February 2009
Leaflets and posters
This leaflet briefly explains the role and rights of a Prospect safety rep.
Safety reps appointed by recognised trade unions have powerful legal rights under the Safety Representatives and Safety Committee Regulations. This leaflet summarises those rights.
If you've ever been exposed to asbestos at work, this leaflet explains why you should sign our asbestos register.
A TUC digest of information and resources on the developmental implications of HIV/AIDS and how trade unions can tackle this scourge.
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.
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.
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.
Report by All-Party Parliamentary Group on Occupational Safety and Health
A flyer to promote the WTYT website campaign
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.
Powering improvement 2012 theme - asset management and maintenance. ENA SHE Managers' review of past incidents.
|Accident investigation or dangerous occurrence report form, ESI sector||14 January 2013|
|Notification of health and safety inspection||14 January 2013|
|Inspection and report form||25 January 2013|
|Prospect asbestos register form||15 October 2013|
|F2533/4 safety rep inspection/report form for stress from poorly managed change||13 March 2014|
|F2533/4 safety rep inspection/report form for stress from long hours culture||13 March 2014|
|Using a hand-held mobile phone while driving||21 November 2002|
|Health and safety: an alternative vision||01 December 2003|
|Regulation and recognition||17 December 2004|
|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|
Health and safety advisory committee minutes and agendas
|Minutes of NEC H&S Advisory Committee 12 June 2012||26 June 2012|
Health and safety advisory committee circulars
|Prospect health and safety conference, 28 April 2009||11 December 2008|
|Circular launching Fair Change||07 May 2009|
|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|