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
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.
26 February 2009
Health & Safety updates February 2009
07 August 2009
Consultations, Asbestos, COSHH, MSDs
26 April 2013
Briefing with news mainly International Workers' Memorial Day and launch of H&S blog
Leaflets and posters
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.
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
|'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|
|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|
|Accident investigation or dangerous occurrence report form, ESI sector||14 January 2013|
|Inspection and report form||25 January 2013|
|Notification of health and safety inspection||14 January 2013|
|Prospect asbestos register form||15 October 2013|
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
|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|
|International Workers' Memorial Day||02 March 2012|
|Invitation for nominations - mental health seminar 12 March 2013||19 December 2012|