Trade Union Health & Safety

Advice for UCU members on health and safety in the workplace.

If you have a health & safety problem:

Your local Health & safety representative at for your school or site should be your first port of call for any health & safety query or problem. Elected by the union locally, they have the knowledge, are able to access training with paid leave, get paid facility time and have direct access to the union's officials and health and safety advice line. They are part of the local procedures agreed with your management, with statutory rights, to deal with health and safety.

The University recognises the following Trade Unions, who may appoint Safety Representatives.

UCU

UNISON

Details of the University of Brighton UCU health & safety representatives are given below.

University and College Union (UCU)  - Safety Representatives:


Useful health and safety information can be found on the UCU website.

UCU Health and Safety Web pages

Other useful websites are:

The Health and Safety Exceutive inofrmation for Safety Representatives

The Hazards Centre

Consulting workers on Health and Safety - the Brown Book

Useful publication Safety representatives and safety committees: (attached PDF)

University of Brighton Health and Safety Committee minutes:

Safety Committee SC13-25 - May 2013 minutes
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Safety Committee SC13-12 - February 2013 minutes
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Safety Committee SC12-30 - October 2012 minutes
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Safety Committee SC12-16 - May 2012 minutes
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Safety Committee SC12-08 - March 2012 minutes
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Safety Committee SC11-24 - October 2011 minutes
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Safety Committee SC11-07 - April 2011 minutes
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Safety Committee SC10-26 - October 2010 minutes
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Safety Committee SC10-10 - April 2010 minutes
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Safety Committee SC09-29 - October 2009 minutes
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