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
19 January 2006
Details of how to apply for the TUC on-line course on Occupational Safety.
15 March 2013
TUC - Fact sheet on Time off for union health and safety representatives
15 March 2013
TUC Fact sheet on Time off for training - Trade Union health and safety representatives
21 August 2008
The impact of H&S reps on workplace health and safety.
29 July 2014
Guidance for equalities and H&S Reps on what a good work-life balance policy looks like. Re-branded for Stress pack.
Leaflets and posters
A flyer to promote the WTYT website campaign
Report by All-Party Parliamentary Group on Occupational Safety and Health
Safety reps appointed by recognised trade unions have powerful legal rights under the Safety Representatives and Safety Committee Regulations. This leaflet summarises those rights.
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.
Prospect leaflet and form for members to add their names to the union's asbestos register
This leaflet briefly explains the role and rights of a Prospect safety rep.
A TUC digest of information and resources on the developmental implications of HIV/AIDS and how trade unions can tackle this scourge.
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.
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.
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.
If you've ever been exposed to asbestos at work, this leaflet explains why you should sign our asbestos register.
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.
|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|
|Young Review into health and safety and compensation culture||06 July 2010|
|Workers' Memorial Day Consultation||19 October 2009|
|Using a hand-held mobile phone while driving||21 November 2002|
|The Löfstedt Review||14 July 2011|
|The health and safety of Great Britain: be part of the solution||02 March 2009|
Health and safety advisory committee minutes and agendas
|Minutes of NEC H&S Advisory Committee 12 June 2012||26 June 2012|
|MGC SHEF Sub-Committee Presentation||07 November 2014|
Health and safety advisory committee circulars
|Trade union facility time – information regarding health & safety representatives – for action as necessary||22 November 2013|
|The Homeworker - Autumn 2011||17 October 2011|
|Qatar 2022 (fatal football)||21 March 2014|
|Prospect’s New Health & Safety Guides||01 August 2012|
|Prospect health and safety conference, 28 April 2009||11 December 2008|