Action Mesothelioma Day 7th July 2023

Introduction Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer almost always caused by exposure to Asbestos and mainly affects the lining of the lungs (pleural Mesothelioma). More than 2,700 people are diagnosed with Mesothelioma each... Read more »

International Neurodiversity Celebration Week. 13th – 17th March 2023

Neurodiversity describes the idea that people experience and interact with the world around them in many different ways; there is no one “right” way of thinking, learning, and behaving, and differences are... Read more »

Diabetes and work

Diabetes is a serious condition where your blood glucose level is too high. There are two main types, Type 1 and Type 2. They’re different conditions, but they’re both serious. It can... Read more »

Health, Safety & Environment Briefings – 2021

Below are a list of all the Health & Safety LTB’s issued in 2021.These can be viewed by logging in to the main CWU website. 21LTB002 Health, Safety & Environment Department LTB Digest... Read more »

Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) – Resources For Health and Safety Reps

MSDs are preventable and the HSE has published a range of useful tools that will help health and safety representatives make representations regarding identified problem areas and from there raise issues through... Read more »

Government delays controversial NHS data sharing plans.

Update – 22nd June 2021 – If you have your phone number registered with your GP practice, you should have received the following text. “Following endorsement by the British Medical Association, Royal... Read more »

Covid – Latest Advice & ‘Grab a Jab’ Vaccine Drop-In Centres’.

Latest Advice – 8th July 2021. Further to the latest announcements by the Government, lockdown restrictions will lift in England from 19th July 2021 and we expect Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland... Read more »

Health, Safety & Environment Briefings – 2020

Below are a list of all the Health & Safety LTB’s issued in 2020.These can be viewed by logging in to the main CWU website. 20LTB002 Health, Safety & Environment Department LTB... Read more »

Rivus Workshops – COVID Alert – Visitors must wear face coverings.

Cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the RIVUS garage in Luton. The garage continues to operate for running repairs whilst clearing the work in progress. Booked work in the main has... Read more »

Disability Pay Gap gets bigger.

Since the TUC started its campaign in 2019 to shine a light on the issue of pay gaps involving workers with disabilities the picture in the last 12 months has shown that... Read more »