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Lorry drivers must not be driven to exhaustion by no deal Brexit, warns Unite

Long distance lorry drivers are expected to bear the brunt of any disruption that a no deal Brexit could create, which according to Unite’s warning, could lead to exhausted drivers which pose a threat to other road users. Read More

TfL must tackle bus driver exhaustion after 21% admit having to ‘fight sleepiness’ at the wheel

Trade Union Unite has urged TfL to take definitive action to tackle fatigue among London bus drivers, following the publication of a new report. Read More

Silica register launched to protect construction workers

Unite has launched an online silica register to protect workers whose health could be damaged by dust inhalation. Read More

Three injured as scaffolding collapses in Reading

'Urgent inquiry needed' says Unite, as Firefighters confirm nobody was trapped under scaffolding which collapsed at the site of an old shopping centre in Reading. Read More

New project to investigate bullying in charities

The Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO) has teamed up with the Centre for Mental Health to investigate bullying in the third sector. Read More

Corby Borough Council signs construction workers charter

Corby Borough Council has signed up to the Unite Construction Charter, which aims to improve health and safety standards on local building projects. Read More

Carillion: Unite calls for criminal investigation into collapse

The trade union Unite has called for an immediate criminal investigation into the key individuals involved in the collapse of failed construction giant Carillion. Read More

Crawley Council backs building site safety charter

Craley Borough Council is to back the Unite Construction Charter to help improve health and safety standards on local authority-run building projects. Read More

Businesses urged to tackle work-related lung cancer

Two leading organisations have joined forces to call on businesses to reduce the terrible toll of work-related lung cancer. Read More

Unite calls for urgent action on agricultural safety

Unite has called on the Government to take urgent action to improve safety in farming. The trade union released new Read More



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