TUC Brown Book
Download a PDF copy of the Safety Representatives and Safety Committees Regulations 1977 from this website.
The TUC website has a dedicated page Guides and reports for reps with a wide range of relevant guidance all available to download.
Health and Safety Briefings
The Employment Relations & Union Services (ERUS) function also produces information and guidance on a wide range of health and safety issues:
- Bullying at Work (HS&05)
- Health & Safety Inspection Checklist (H&S15)
- Hazards in Hydrotherapy Pools (H&S12)
- Latex and Latex Allergy (H&S13)
- Personal Safety for Lone Workers (H&S07)
- Reproductive and Post Birth Hazards in Physiotherapy (H&S06)
- Risk Assessment (H&S03)
- Safe Practice with Electrotherapy (H&S04)
- Sickness Absence Policies (H&S10)
- Violence at Work (H&S02)
- Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (H&S11)
- Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 (H&S14)
- Workplace Infection Risks (H&S09)
- Workplace Stress (H&S01)
- Stress at Work Advice Sheets 1 – 6: Demands of the Job, Dealing with Change, Role Conflict, Support, Bullying, Work Environment
- Advice Sheet for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
- Stress at Work: Tackling Stress - What CSP Safety Reps can do
- Display Screen Equipment (Advice Sheet)
- Hazards Checklist for Pregnant Mothers
- Temperature Control in the Workplace (Advice Sheet)
- NHS Health and Wellbeing: implementation of the Boorman Review 2010 - a checklist for stewards and safety reps
- MSD (Musculoskeletal Disorders) Resource Pack - resources for Safety Reps
- Do you Know How a Safety Rep can help? > Advice for members > Advice for stewards > Advice for managers
- CSP Health and Safety Inspection Checklist
- CSP Remote Workplace Inspection Checklist
- Annual Safety Rep Action Plan 2016
- Stress at Work survey
- How to assist disabled members in the workplace
- The Workplace health and safety standards (revised July 2013) is published by the NHS Staff Council’s Health, Safety and Wellbeing Partnership Group (HSWPG) with the support of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). This document aims to help organisations comply with health and safety law by pulling together legal requirements and good practice. It includes revised chapters on health and safety management systems (to reflect HSE’s Plan, Do, Check) process; lone working and an updated chapter on sharps injuries reflecting the new health and safety (sharps instruments in healthcare) regulations 2013, as well as updated links and signposts to all relevant information. The standards are aimed at directors, managers with health and safety responsibilities, health and safety professionals and trade union safety representatives.
- TUC safety reps page
Safety Reps Network on iCSP
The safety reps' networks on iCSP are restricted to accredited CSP safety reps. Once you become an accredited safety rep you will automatically be put forward for approval on to both the national iCSP safety reps' network and your own region's safety reps' network. If you are not currently registered on iCSP, please do so as soon as possible.
News and information relating to your role as a safety rep is published on the safety reps' networks and you will be sent updates of new content so you can be kept informed, even when time is at a premium. Specific news on issues relating to your region, including regional training days, is posted on a regular basis.