TITLE

Research topic: health and safety

AUTHOR(S)
Robertson, Hugh
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
People Management;1/15/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the results of a seventh biennial survey of safety representatives conducted by the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Great Britain. The survey was designed to provide the TUC and its affiliated trade unions with information on the concerns of trade union safety representatives. It looked at the hazards that were raised with representatives and compared them with previous years. It was found that three out of five of them identified overwork or stress as a concern, similar to the 2006 survey and higher than in earlier surveys.
ACCESSION #
36323283

 

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