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Health and safety resources

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

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  • 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

Change checklist
29 July 2014
A checklist for H&S Reps to impact assess organisational change or restructuring. Accompanied by information on legal rights to consultation.
Change checklists
11 April 2013
20 questions on workplace change checklist for reps, 15 statements on workplace change - what good change management looks like
Forty at 40
19 July 2012
19 July 2012 is the 40th anniversary of the report behind the Health & Safety at Work Act, a “bold and far-reaching piece of legislation” that has improved and saved the lives of countless UK workers. Celebrating 40 years from the launch of the Robens report, Prospect has compiled 40 stories from the Health and Safety Executive’s front line.
Health & Safety Briefing - April 2014
01 April 2014
Contents: stress, IWMD, older workers, CDM, H&S law poster
Health & Safety Briefing - August 2014
18 August 2014
Health and safety news Covering EU campaign, self-employed CD, 40@40, rank & yank, right to request flexible work, compensation culture myth, bite back campaign, stress stigma solutions Highways Agency initiative.
 
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Leaflets and posters

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
 
 

Posters

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

Forms

Title Date
Accident investigation or dangerous occurrence report form, ESI sector 14 January 2013
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
Inspection and report form 25 January 2013
Notification of health and safety inspection 14 January 2013
Prospect asbestos register form 15 October 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
CD241 HSE ACOP Consultation - Prospect submission 14 September 2012
CD243 HSE RIDDOR consultation - Prospect submission 29 October 2012
CD247 HSE Local Authority Enforcement Code - Prospect submission 08 March 2013
CD253: Consultation on L24 Workplace Regulations ACOP - Prospect submission 30 July 2013
 
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Health and safety advisory committee minutes and agendas

 
 
Title Date
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
Action taken on 2010 National Conference H&S resolutions 18 September 2012
Circular launching Fair Change 07 May 2009
Circular to staff - Body Mapping Members' Factcard 7 11 May 2011
EDM for Qatar world cup and Rana Plaza 04 April 2014
FIFA's response to Prospect letter 21 March 2014
 
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