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NORTHERN: Health & Safety Reps Wanted

29 September 2017

TSSA are currently seeking nominations for Health & Safety Reps at all levels across the whole of the Arriva Trains North network.


Northern: Health & Safety Reps Elections

The current term of office for TSSA Health & Safety Reps is due to end soon. As such we are asking for people to come forward to be nominated for the role of Health & Safety Rep.

If you are interested in finding out more about the role, or to reuest a nomination form, please speak to one of our existing Health & Safety Representatives or contact the TSSA Helpdesk on 0800 328 2673

Vacancies exist across the network at all levels. A nomination form is attached to this circular.

Anyone wishing to be nominated as TSSA Health & Safety Rep is asked to return their nomination form to reach us by Friday 27th October.

TSSA Health & Safety Reps: Keeping you safe at work.

TSSA believes that everyone has the right to work in a safe environment that does not jeopardise their personal health, safety and welfare, now or in the future. As a union we are committed to working to ensure that your workplace is a safe, comfortable, and welcoming environment.

Trade Union Health & Safety Reps make a massive difference in the workplace. The DTI report, ‘Workplace Representatives: A Review of Their Facilities & Facility Time’, estimates that safety representatives prevent between 8,000 – 13,000 workplace accidents and between 3,000 – 8,000 work-related illnesses each year.

TSSA Health & Safety Reps receive full training and support. The role of Health & Safety rep is covered by specific rights and duties under health and safety legislation. As a TSSA Health & Safety Rep you will be granted paid time away from your substantive role to allow for training and to carry out your duties.

Interested in finding out more about the role of a TSSA Health and Safety representative ? Contact the TSSA Helpdesk on 0800 328 2673


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