The websites below are external to Unite. Unite has no control over the content of these sites.

BOHS (British Occupational Hygiene Society)

BOHS has strong national and international alliances with other health and safety organisations, the HSE, trade unions and business.    It  provides access to experts in the field, specialist occupational health and hygiene information, details of relevant regulatory changes or new information on workplace health risks and what these might mean.    

Hazards Campaign

The hazards campaign is a UK-wide network of resource centres and campaigners. It believes ‘red tape’ –  the hard won regulations that save our necks – is better than more bloody bandages at work. The hazards campaign supports those organising and campaigning for justice and safety at work. 

Hazards Magazine

Hazards  is the only independent, union-friendly magazine to win major international awards. Workplace unions are your best hope for better, safer work - and Hazards  provides the information and resources to make the union job easier. Hazards  looks behind the company safety hype, and gives union answers to workplace problems. Using a global network of union safety correspondents, Hazards  makes sure you have the best information available anywhere.

History of Occupational Health and Safety 

An invaluable resource for students, lecturers, trainers, health and safety professionals and others with a general interest in industrial history, the site sets out developments from the 1802 Factory Act all the way through to the most recent regulatory changes made by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

It provides a wealth of information for those wishing to track the development of occupational safety and health, be they teaching or studying for professional or academic qualifications or carrying out other research, showing how this area has been at the heart of the UK’s industrial history.

HSE (Health and Safety Executive)

The Health and Safety Executive is the UK government agency responsible for the encouragement, regulation and enforcement of workplace health, safety and welfare, and for research into occupational risks in Great Britain. HSE is the UK regulator for health and safety and publishes authoritative guidance on its website.

IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health)

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is the Chartered body and largest membership organisation for safety and health professionals.


The TUC exists to make the working world a better place for everyone. It brings together more than 5.5 million working people who make up the TUC's 48 member unions. It publishes wide-ranging information on health and safety.