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Health and safety news

Prospect news updates about health and safety issues

Prospect has launched a Future for UK Aviation manifesto to set out the key areas Prospect believe should be considered to ensure safety and resilience across the sector and prevent a race to the bottom in a post-Brexit age.

In December, the government published a white paper setting out a 10 year strategy to reform the employment prospects for disabled people and those with long term health conditions. It follows a 15 week green paper consultation which closed last February.

October saw the publication of a wide-ranging independent review of mental health at work, which found that hundreds of thousands of people with mental health conditions lose their jobs each year and recommended new standards to decrease this number.

Air traffic controllers (ATC) union Prospect yesterday raised significant concerns about proposals by lifeline service provider Highlands and Islands Airports Limited to remove air traffic controllers from airports across the Highlands and Islands