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
24 January 2014
Introducing Safe Effective Quality Occupational Health and which OH Providers have SEQOHS accreditation in Jan 2014.
16 December 2013
Content: H&S conference, Prospect safety rep survey, H&S Rep appointment cards, making the case for Justice in the Management Standards and a H&S anecdote from Lord Des Browne.
26 April 2013
Briefing with news mainly International Workers' Memorial Day and launch of H&S blog
11 April 2013
20 questions on workplace change checklist for reps, 15 statements on workplace change - what good change management looks like
22 March 2013
An overview of Prospect activity designed to support our members and promote their health.
Leaflets and posters
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.
A flyer to promote the WTYT website campaign
Report by All-Party Parliamentary Group on Occupational Safety and Health
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.
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.
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.
A TUC digest of information and resources on the developmental implications of HIV/AIDS and how trade unions can tackle this scourge.
If you've ever been exposed to asbestos at work, this leaflet explains why you should sign our asbestos register.
Safety reps appointed by recognised trade unions have powerful legal rights under the Safety Representatives and Safety Committee Regulations. This leaflet summarises those rights.
This leaflet briefly explains the role and rights of a Prospect safety rep.
|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|
|CD253: Consultation on L24 Workplace Regulations ACOP - Prospect submission||30 July 2013|
|HSE Triennial Review - Prospect submission 26 July 2013||26 July 2013|
|CD247 HSE Local Authority Enforcement Code - Prospect submission||08 March 2013|
|CD243 HSE RIDDOR consultation - Prospect submission||29 October 2012|
|CD241 HSE ACOP Consultation - Prospect submission||14 September 2012|
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
|Trade union facility time – information regarding health & safety representatives – for action as necessary||22 November 2013|
|Outrage at deaths in Bangladesh garment factory||26 April 2013|
|Invitation for nominations - mental health seminar 12 March 2013||19 December 2012|
|Action taken on 2010 National Conference H&S resolutions||18 September 2012|
|Prospect’s New Health & Safety Guides||01 August 2012|