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Health and safety

Useful information and resources for both members and activists covering many aspects of workplace health and safety.

Follow the links below to further information.

Illness, stress and injury

All education institutions have a legal responsibility for the health, welfare and safety of their staff.

Discrimination, bullying and harassment

How UCU can help when you're faced with bullying or discrimination at work.

Health and safety resource centre

UCU's health and safety resource centre for UCU health and safety reps and branch & local association officers.

Workload and stress

Rising workloads - linked to job and funding cuts and the increasing intensity of work in post-16 education - are a growing problem. UCU is committed to campaigning to control workloads and tackle performance management strategies and occupational stress and bullying in the sector.