2015 Scottish Hazards Conference
Where is health and safety in post and pre election Scotland?
75 Health and Safety activists gathered at the STUC in Glasgow on 10 November for our 15th Annual Scottish Hazards Conference. Delegates heard from Public Health
Minister, Jamie Hepburn; Neil Findlay, MSP and Labour TU liaison; and Eurig Scandrett, Green candidate and co-convenor of the Scottish Green TU Group.
Louise Taggart and Kathy Jenkins highlighted some of what Scottish Hazards and Families Against Corporate Killers had done during 2015. Hilda Palmer spoke to delegates about action taken throughout the UK
Paul Holleran of the National Union of Journalists spoke about his union’s campaign on work related stress and Sarah Wiktorski of the Better than Zero Campaign gave delegates a flavour of their recent actions.
The conference also saw the launch of the new Scottish Hazards Centre and delegates heard from our two new advice workers, Craig Hannon and Hilary Wilson.