Organising for safer work


Unions know they can use their collective voice and power to secure through negotiation or through action improvements in workplace safety. Organised workplaces are safer workplaces. Make sure you have the systems in place to secure effective consultative structures and workforce involvement.

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Studies have shown organised workplaces are safer workplaces.

Use this evidence of the union effect to press for better union participation, member involvement and workplace safety rights.

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A strong union is an inclusive union.

That means ensuring the participation of all sections of the workforce – women, shiftworkers, minority workers, migrant workers, temporary/precarious/insecure workers and part-time workers – and a proper consideration of their views, problems and solution-finding knowledge.

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