Free ‘Health and safety essentials training’ at Voluntary Action Camden 21 March 2017
Mar16

Free ‘Health and safety essentials training’ at Voluntary Action Camden 21 March 2017

Free ‘Health and safety essentials training’ at Voluntary Action Camden 21 March 2017. Here is the link: http://advicelocal.org.uk/noticeboard/details/london/training/118738    ...

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Staff Our Stations Emergency Public Rally In support of Tube workers
Jan23

Staff Our Stations Emergency Public Rally In support of Tube workers

Wednesday, 1 February 630 please support...

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The EDC-Free Europe 
Dec23

The EDC-Free Europe 

NGOs urge Member States to reject Commission’s 3rd revised proposal on EDC criteria see link http://www.edc-free-europe.org/edcs-and-me/what-are-edcs/EDC FREE EU To Health, Environment and Agricultural Ministers Dear Minister, The EDC-Free Europe NGO coalition urges your country to reject the European Commission’s 3rd revised proposal for identifying endocrine disrupting chemicals during the December 21st meeting of the Standing...

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Join the ‘Action for Rail’ day of action 3 January 2017 at a station near you
Dec23

Join the ‘Action for Rail’ day of action 3 January 2017 at a station near you

UK commuters spend up to 6 times as much of their salary on rail fares as other European passengers Rail fares have shot up twice as much as wages and inflation over the past decade  Campaigners point to “failed privatisation” as key driver of high fares   ‘Action for Rail’ is the TUC and rail union led campaign that fights cuts to jobs and services and campaigns for a national integrated railway under public ownership, and opposes...

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Health and Safety Training

Free health and safety training The London Hazards Centre is a registered charity funded to deliver health and safety training for community groups that provide services for migrant communities. The training is free for the staff, volunteers and service users of these community groups. The half-day training sessions cover the legal framework of health and safety, risk assessment and right to work in a safe environment. If you want to...

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Message from Greater Manchester Hazards
Dec20

Message from Greater Manchester Hazards

John Bamford Greater Manchester Hazards Centre/ Hazards Campaign comments on the ‘Strike Wave’     I’m not sure what you mean by the term “strike wave”. You must be aware that the Office for National Statistics recorded 170,000 working days lost for 2015, the second lowest number since records began in 1891 – the only year lower was 2005 with 157,000 days lost. Calls for even further restrictions on industrial action seem particularly...

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The HSE have announced they will prosecute construction firms on crossrail
Dec07

The HSE have announced they will prosecute construction firms on crossrail

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today informed BAM Nuttall Limited, Ferrovial Agroman (UK) Ltd, and Keir Infrastructure and Overseas Ltd that they will be prosecuted in relation to three incidents that took place during the construction of the new Crossrail railway tunnel construction, which runs east to west across London. All three companies will appear at Westminster’s Magistrates Court in January 2017 to face four...

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Christmas starts early for London Hazards & LASAG 
Dec07
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Advance notice London Hazards AGM
Nov16
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Mesothelioma Action Day in London 2016
Jul03

Mesothelioma Action Day in London 2016

Phil did it… He Topped Last Year! The London Hazards Centre Asbestos Support Awareness Group is really taking shape, as this event proved!   The day started with Frances O’Grady releasing doves in memory of the victims of asbestos past and present, reminding us that this is an ongoing fight.  Then we went inside the TUC headquarters to start interacting with the speakers.  This is where it started getting really good....

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Mesothelioma day 2016
Apr30

Mesothelioma day 2016

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SERTUC AGM
Apr26

SERTUC AGM

London Hazards  Stall at the SERTUC AGM 2016.  We were there promoting the London  hazards  workers memorial day event and also encouraging TU’s to join our campaign we had a very positive reception from delegates at the AGM...

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International Workers Memorial Day
Apr14

International Workers Memorial Day

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The London Hazards Centre AGM 2015
Nov23

The London Hazards Centre AGM 2015

The 2015 LHC AGM (Annual General Meeting) was held this November at the offices of the law firm, Leigh Day near Farringdon.  The legalese and formalities which are a lawful requirement of a well run charity were dealt with accurately and swiftly. The board led by Peter Farrell quickly moved on to the broad strokes of future plans.  There are important projects in the early stages of development.  One of these is the London Hazards...

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HOPE and Mesothelioma can stand side by side
Jul06

HOPE and Mesothelioma can stand side by side

Friday 5th July 2013: report by John Gray, Councillor for West Ham ward, Newham Borough, London. In the court yard people had gathered to mark the release of white doves as”tributes of love and embrace” to the relatives of all those who have died from asbestos related diseases. I was asked by London Hazards as a local Newham Councillor to say a few words to the ceremony.  I said that I was a Labour Councillor but also an...

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Action Mesothelioma Day Friday 5th July
Jul01

Action Mesothelioma Day Friday 5th July

London Commemoration Service for all those who have died from asbestos 12: 30 mid day, Stratford Old Town Hall, Newham. See our leaflet LONDON AMD 2013   “Standing as one, for those we remember, and those who suffer Broadening the knowledge, asbestos more than man is tougher As tears fall like raindrops our symbols of hope are placed With doves of white released, tributes of love and embrace.” Pauline Bonney, 2011...

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Blacklist Support Group: June events in London

Panorama Blacklist Britain Monday 10th June – 8:30pm BBC1 30 minute prime time TV on blacklisting past and present – Blacklist Support Group were heavily involved in the programme, supplying many of the interviewees and background information. GMB launch High Court claim against Carillion BBC Business News Blacklisted workers seek compensation. BBC interview with Dirk McPherson, GMB, blacklisted welder from Redhills,...

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Monday 24th June: Book Launch and Health & Safety meeting

Health & Safety and the Cuts plus launch of “Ramazzini versus the attack on health & safety” by PCS rep Dave Putson   Speakers (in addition to Dave Putson) Tony O’Brien – Construction Safety Campaign Simon Hester – Prospect Rep and HSE Inspector Frank Morris – Blacklist Support Group Ian Leahair – FBU – Executive Council  (London Region member) This is a meeting and networking...

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Action outside UEFA on Friday 24 May

The TUC and International Trade Union Confederation will be taking part in a protest action outside the UEFA Congress: Friday 24 May 8-9am Grosvenor House Hotel Park Lane London, W1K 7TN UEFA delegates from European football associations meet in London for their annual congress. The international trade union movement is campaigning for FIFA to rerun the vote for the Qatar 2022 World Cup because of serious abuses of workers’ rights,...

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No to deregulation of safety: Meeting Friday 17th May

6.30pm Friday 17th May The Club Room Conway Hall Red Lion Square WC1R 4RL (directions)   Not an Albatross! No deregulation of safety laws! no cuts to HSE! Why we must step up the fight for protection at work! Called by Construction Safety Campaign & London Hazards to look at ways we can maximise turnout for the lobby of MPs on 11th June and step up campaigning against all the attacks on health & safety....

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Workers Memorial Day 2013
Apr28

Workers Memorial Day 2013

Morning Star feature: Nobody goes to work to die The case for health and safety at work has been powerfully and tragically made in the last year by incidents involving hundreds maimed and injured. Many have been young women in Asia. In the Dhaka clothing factory collapse this week around 300 are believed to be dead as rescuers continue the search for bodies. Fires in Karachi and other places in Pakistan killed over 300 in clothing and...

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International Workers Memorial Day Sunday 28th April 2013
Apr21

International Workers Memorial Day Sunday 28th April 2013

  Join us: 11am Tower Hill at the statue of the Unknown building worker, opposite Tower Hill underground. London Workers Memorial Day 2013     Early Morning Leafleting Monday 22nd 7am Monument Station for Mace, CWC, Ellmer, O’Rourke, Galliford Try, Brookfield Multiplex, Skanska (Bevis Marks) Tuesday 23rd 7am Liverpool Street Station, Broadgate for Mace (Broadgate) & Crossrail: Taylor Wimpey, Laing...

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Russia: Keep your deadly asbestos in the ground
Apr21

Russia: Keep your deadly asbestos in the ground

Russia is now the largest producer and exporter of asbestos. A letter to the Russian Ambassador to the UK calling for this deadly trade to cease was ignored. The International Ban AsbestosNetwork, The Asbestos Victims Support Groups Forum and GMB are organising this protest outside the Russian Embassy on Friday 26th April- two days before International Workers Memorial Day Leaflet: Protest at Russian Embassy    ...

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Blacklist Support Group AGM
Mar03

Blacklist Support Group AGM

    For more see: Blacklist Support Group – a year of blacklisting Blacklisting Motion at the London Assembly Chuka Umunna secures debate in parliament    ...

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In-house General Health and Safety Workshop in Ealing borough

The centre is running an in-house General Health and Safety workshop in Ealing borough: Monday, 3’rd March – 11am to 1pm at St John’s Over 60’s Club, St John’s Church Southall Green, Church Avenue, Southall, UB2 4DH The course will focus on the following areas:  General health and safety regulation Slips, trips and falls and how to avoid them Risks, hazards and people at risk Analysing and evaluating risks Controlling risks If...

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Health and Safety workshops in Lambeth

The Centre is running  2  Health and Safety workshops in Lambeth: Monday, 25’th March – General Health and Safety and Risk Assessment; Tuesday, 26’th March  –   Stress at work and How to tackle it. These are half a day workshops (10 am to 2pm) at: RedR UK, Waterhouse Room, 250a Kennington Lane, SE11 5RD. The workshops are suitable for workers, no matter their employment status, managers or members of the public...

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Bromley Trades Council: meeting 14th February

Why London needs a Hazards Centre 6pm Thursday 14th February Labour Social Club HG Wells Centre, Bromley Margaret Sharkey, London Hazards Centre worker, will lead a discussion about the effects of the deregulation of safety, HSE cutbacks, and new developments for asbestos victims.  ...

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REPORT: Organising Event: Workers Memorial Day

London International Workers Memorial Day 2013 A small meeting on 5th February decided that since Workers Memorial Day falls on a Sunday we will concentrate on building for the annual UCATT event at the statue of the building worker, Tower Hill. There will be leafleting the week before. Als0 there will be a protest march and lobby of parliament against all the attacks on health & safety by the current government sometime in May....

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In-house Health and Safety Workshop for Shpresa Programme in Redbridge

General Health and Safety and Risk Assessment Workshop Sunday, 3rd February 2013, 10:30 am to 1:30 pm At Shpresa Programme, Mayfield school, Peddly Road, RM8  1XE. This is an in-house one-day course aimed at those looking to gain further knowledge in General health and safety regulations and how to design a Risk Assessment following practical exercises. If interested in organising an in-house Health and Safety Workshop for your...

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THREE HEALTH & SAFETY WORKSHOPS at RIPPLE CENTRE BARKING
Jan05

THREE HEALTH & SAFETY WORKSHOPS at RIPPLE CENTRE BARKING

The London Hazards Centre is running a 3-Day linked training workshops on 14th, 21st and 28th of February 2013.   Day 1 – Basic Health and Safety (includes stress at work, manual handling, DSE and slips/trips/falls) Day 2 – Fire Safety and Emergency Procedures Day 3 – Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health From 10:00am – 2pm at Ripple Centre, 121 – 125 Ripple Road, Barking  IG11 7FN We now charge a small fee for training but we...

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HEALTH & SAFETY WORKSHOP at BERNIE GRANT ARTS CENTRE

General Health and Safety and Risk Assessment Workshop Friday, 25th January 2013, 10am to 1pm at Bernie Grant Arts Centre, 2’nd Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall Approach Road, Tottenham Green, N15 4RX This is a FREE one-day course aimed at those looking to gain further knowledge in General health and safety regulations and how to design a  Risk Assessment following practical exercises. The course is suitable for employees, volunteers,...

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TRAINING for CARIS Haringey

Thursday 2nd January This is a workshop for CARIS Haringey staff who help support  the over 6,000 homeless families in Haringey @St Ann’s Church Hall, Tottenham, N15 5JH.   covering: basic safety law, risk assessments (fire, manual handling, etc), safety inspections. Contact London Hazards 020 7794 5999 if you are interested in in-house training for your charity (London only)....

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General Health and Safety Workshop in Bromley borough

General Health and Safety and Risk Assessment Workshop  Friday, 16’th November 2012, 10am to 2pm At Education Development Centre, Room 10A, Church Lane, Princes Plain, Bromley, BR2 8LD This is a FREE one-day course aimed at those looking to gain further knowledge in General health and safety regulations and how to design a Risk Assessment following practical exercises. The course is suitable for employees, volunteers, managers or...

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Community Health and Safety training autumn 2012

The Centre runs one-day courses aimed at community groups and trade union safety representatives at a variety of venues throughout London.  The training is free.  The topics we offer include: Introduction to risk assessment COSHH – Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Fire Risk Assessment Health and Safety Law the basics Infection Control Introduction to Food Hygiene Women’s Health and Safety at Work Stress at work and how to...

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Stress at work workshop for LAWA

Stress at work and how to tackle it Workshop  13’th September 2012, 10am to 2pm At Latin American Women’s Aid in Hackney Borough This is a FREE one-day course aimed at those looking to gain further knowledge in general health and safety regulations when it comes to stress at work and how to tackle it. The course is suitable for employees, volunteers, managers or members of the public interested in creating a safer working environment....

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Working Class Heros: Workers Memorial Day 2012

ArtZone is  a media co-operative  involved with developing the “Working Class Heroes” website (which includes two other main documentary sections: “May Day” and “Common Good”).  Artzone attended the Workers Memorial Day commemorations in Tower Hamlets (Tower Hill and Watney Market) and produced a short video + photos: Workers Memorial Day 2012 Photos from Tower Hill More on the ArtZone Working Class...

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Health and Safety training at PHL Management

London Hazards Centre is delivering a health and safety training/workshop on 18th September 2012 from 10am – 2pm at Palingswick House Limited, Office A, Norland House, London, W11 4TL . If you are interested in attending this training please contact Ike on ikeaigbogun@lhc.org.uk...

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Training at Goldsmiths Community Centre

London Hazards Centre is delivering a 3-Day training/workshop on the 14th, 21st and 28th September 2012 on Fire Safety,  Food hygiene and Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) respectively at Goldsmiths Community Centre, Castillon Road. London SE6 1QD.  Each session will run from 12:30pm – 4pm. If you are interested in joining any of the sessions please contact Ike on ikeaigbogun@lhc.org.uk...

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FREE Fire Safety Training @ Hayes

FIRE SAFETY TRAINING 4TH July 2012, 10am to 2pm Barra Hall, Wood End Green Road, Hayes, Middlesex, UB3 2SA This is a FREE one-day course which will focus on the following areas: –          The Chemistry of fire –          Fire prevention –          Legal Requirements –          Evacuation procedures –          Duties of Fire Warden If interested in this course, please send the full names and contact...

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Free Health and Safety Workshop in Newham

11’th July 2012, 10am to 3pm At Theodora Room, Durning Hall Community Centre, Earlham Grove, Forest Gate, E7 9AB. This is a FREE one-day course aimed at those looking to gain further knowledge in general health and safety regulations while working with display screen equipment, involved in manual handling and how to avoid slips, trips or falls. The course is suitable for employees, volunteers, managers or members of the public...

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Training session at LAWA – Islington borough

13st September, 10 am to 2 pm At Latin American Women’s Aid in Islington borough This is a Free – day course aimed at those looking to gain further knowledge in health and safety regulations and how to tackle violence at work. The course is suitable for employees, volunteers and managers interested in creating a safe working environment. For more information contact Dana Ion at danaion@lhc.org.uk...

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Training session at LAWA – Islington borough

21’st June, 10 am to 2 pm At Latin American Women’s Aid in Islington borough This is a Free – day course aimed at those looking to gain further knowledge in health and safety regulations and how to tackle stress at work. The course is suitable for employees, volunteers and managers interested in creating a safe working environment.   For more information contact Dana Ion at danaion@lhc.org.uk...

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COSHH AND RISK ASSESSMENT TRAINING

22nd May 2012, 10am to 4pm At Barra Hall, Wood End Green Road, Hayes, Middlesex, UB3 2SA A FREE one-day course aimed at those working with or likely to work with chemicals (e.g. cleaners), their supervisors and anyone who is likely to come in contact with chemicals at home and/or in the workplace. The course will focus on the following areas: COSHH regulation Hazardous substances Safety data sheets Risks, hazards and people at risk...

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Free General Health and Safety Workshop in Ealing

28’th June 2012, 10am to 3pm At Ground floor, Monte Melkonian Hall, 105A Mill Hill Road, Ealing, W3 8JF     This is a FREE one-day course aimed at those looking to gain further knowledge in general health and safety regulations while working with display screen equipment, involved in manual handling and how to avoid slips, trips or falls. The course is suitable for employees, volunteers, managers or members of the public interested in...

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Free General Health and Safety Workshop in Hounslow

14’th June 2012, 10am to 3pm At Green Room, Paul Robeson Theatre, High Street, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW3 1ES  This is a FREE one-day course aimed at those looking to gain further knowledge in general health and safety regulations while working with display screen equipment, involved in manual handling and how to avoid slips, trips or falls. The course is suitable for employees, volunteers, managers or members of the public interested...

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International Workers Memorial Day 28 April 2012: London Events

10.30 am at the statue of the Building Worker Tower Hill next to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge 12.30 pm at the Clock Tower Watney Street Market Commercial Road London E1 Details here: International Workers Memorial Day 2012 Watney Street Market event Information in Bengali: 12.30pm Watney Street Market – remember the dead  ...

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COSHH and Risk Assessment Training

 3rd May 2012, 10am to 4pm THIS IS FULL – but if you are interested please apply and we’ll let you know of the next date.  At Oxford House, Derbyshire Street, Bethnal Green. London. E2 6HG a FREE one-day course aimed at those working with or likely to work with chemicals (e.g. cleaners), their supervisors and anyone who is likely to come in contact with chemicals at home and/or in the workplace. The course will focus on...

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Latin American Workshop report

We ran a lively workshop for the Latin American Workers Association on 18th February at Southbank University, Elephant and Castle.  Afterwards Jake said: “on behalf of LAWAS thanks so much for the workshop on Saturday, everyone got a lot out of it. Hope this can be the start of a long and lasting relationship!” Download leaflet in Spanish and English here: hazards for cleaning workers Our factsheet on the Welfare...

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Taller Sobre Salud y Seguridad en el Trabajo

Es notorio que hay situaciones en muchos sitios de trabajo donde corren peligro la salud física y mental y la seguridad personal de los trabajadores. En este taller se dará una introducción a la salud y seguridad en el trabajo. Conoceremos las leyes pertinentes y algunas soluciones prácticas para trabajar en un ambiente seguro. Específicamente: Obligaciones legales de los empleadores en materia de salud y seguridad. Cómo identificar...

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Spring 2012 Community Training Program

The following dates have been arranged for basic health and safety sessions with community groups: Womens Health and Safety: Stress Workshop Oxford House, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, on Thursday 8th March, 2012. Contact: margaretsharkey@lhc.org.uk Health and Safety Workshop for Latin American Workers Association at Southbank University on 18th February 2012. Risk Assessment Training including COSHH at Deans, not for profit training...

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Presentation of training courses at CAIA

Presentation for Basic Introduction to Health and Safety at Work Wednesday 18th January 14:00 to 16:00 at Perceval House, Ealing, 105a Mill Hill Road, W3 8JF. This presentation provides a brief description of how the organisation can improve health and safety in the workplace and communities through information, advice and training, focusing on women, black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. We are delivering this presentation at...

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Barka UK – Basic Health and Safety Training

Basic Introduction to Health and Safety at Work Tuesday 24th January 10:00 to 16:00 at 41 Spelman Street, Westminster, E1 5LQ. This taster courses provides a basic introduction to health and safety at work. It looks at the main laws and at practical solutions to creating a safe working environment. We are delivering this training course for the Barka UK, a non for profit organisation working mainly with Eastern European’s homeless...

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Merton & Wandsworth Asylum Welcome: Training in General Health and Safety at Work

Basic Introduction to Health and Safety at Work Wednesday 11th January 14:00 to 18:00 at Queens Road Church, Queens Road, SW19 8LR. This taster courses provides a basic introduction to health and safety at work, risk assessments and how to tackle stress at work. It looks at the main laws and at practical solutions to creating a safe working environment. We are delivering this training course for the Merton and Wandsworth Asylum ...

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Migrant Resource Centre: Training in Health and Safety at Work

Basic Introduction to Health and Safety at Work Friday 16th December 13:00 to 17:00 at 24 Churton Street, SW1V 2LP. This taster courses provides a basic introduction to health and safety at work. It looks at the main laws and at practical solutions to creating a safe working environment. We are delivering this training course for the Migrant Resource Centre, a not for profit organisation working mainly with migrants in low paid jobs....

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