Risks is a weekly health and safety "ezine". This health and safety bulletin is available on the internet. To register to receive weekly notification of the latest issue, go to: www.tuc.org.uk/register This resource is prepared on behalf of the UK Trades Union Congress, although the focus goes beyond the UK.
Risks 17 - 1 September 2001 This week's online bulletin covers many issues of concern to journalists' unions, including violence, passive smoking and work-life balance The link for this issue is: www.tuc.org.uk/h_and_s/tuc-3646-f0.cfm
To see previous issues, go to: www.tuc.org.uk/risks
Resources on worker-friendly, easy to undertake workplace health and safety research can be found at: www.hazards.org/diyresearch
And examples of trade union health and safety campaigns around the world can be seen at: www.hazards.org/campaigns Many of these campaigns are on topics of concern to journalists' unions, including bullying, overwork, stress and strain injuries. New resources on overwork and work-life balance will shortly be added to these pages.
If you have any comments on these resources, or would like assistance with any workplace health and safety issues, please contact Rory O'Neill: Health and environment officer, International Federation of Journalists, Hazards magazine www.hazards.org Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The IFJ represents around 500,000 journalists in 106 countries.