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
29 July 2014
A checklist for H&S Reps to impact assess organisational change or restructuring. Accompanied by information on legal rights to consultation.
11 April 2013
20 questions on workplace change checklist for reps, 15 statements on workplace change - what good change management looks like
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.
01 April 2014
Contents: stress, IWMD, older workers, CDM, H&S law poster
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.
Leaflets and posters
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.
If you've ever been exposed to asbestos at work, this leaflet explains why you should sign our asbestos register.
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.
Powering improvement 2012 theme - asset management and maintenance. ENA SHE Managers' review of past incidents.
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.
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.
A TUC digest of information and resources on the developmental implications of HIV/AIDS and how trade unions can tackle this scourge.
This leaflet briefly explains the role and rights of a Prospect safety rep.
Prospect leaflet and form for members to add their names to the union's asbestos register
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 appointed by recognised trade unions have powerful legal rights under the Safety Representatives and Safety Committee Regulations. This leaflet summarises those rights.
Report by All-Party Parliamentary Group on Occupational Safety and Health
A flyer to promote the WTYT website campaign
|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|
Health and safety advisory committee minutes and agendas
|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
|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|