Too many people across the UK face serious health risks

Commenting on the latest Health and Safety Executive (HSE) figures on work-related fatalities, UNISON national health and safety officer Kim Sunley said: “The pandemic has highlighted how many people across the UK face serious health risks just by doing their daily jobs. “Employers must do more to keep staff safe and that includes properly recording exposure to Covid-19. Ministers must also invest in the underfunded Health and Safety Executive so it can ensure regulations are enforced. “Asbestos remains a problem in some workplaces including many schools. Funding has to be found to make sure it’s safely removed once and for all.” Media contacts: Anthony Barnes M: 07834 864794 E: a.barnes@unison.co.uk Fatima Ayad M: 07508 080383 E: f.ayad@unison.co.uk    The article Too many people across the UK face serious health risks first appeared on the UNISON National site.
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