During the coronavirus pandemic, women workers have been on the front-line of fighting for health and safety in their workplaces.
But despite women making up the majority of trade union members, only a third of students on TUC health & safety courses are women. This is despite the fact that with many modern workplace hazards, it is women facing more of the risks.
What are the experiences of women organising the H&S rep role? How can we encourage more women to become health & safety reps?
Join us for a discussion, open to ALL trade unionists!
- Janet Newsham, Hazards Campaign
- Cheryl McLeod, Health & Safety Rep at St Mungo's, Unite and President of Lewisham Trades Council
- Katrine Williams, Health & Safety Rep at DWP; PCS's DWP Group Vice President and President of Cardiff Trades Council
- Janet Hankin, Health & Safety rep at Tesco and Chair of USDAW North West equalities division
- Hayley Bouchard, Health & Safety on South Western Railway, and RMT's national H&S committe