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Health & Safety

When it comes to health and safety, GMB’s reputation is second to none, with experts at all levels of the organisation. Independent studies have shown that the training support and information provided for all our representatives has significantly decreased accidents and ill health at work.

How do we do this?

GMB representatives are encouraged to work with employers on health and safety issues with a particular focus on working to achieve solutions to the problems.

Further information on health and safety and useful documents can be found on the GMB national website.

GMB Scotland - COVID Risk Register  

GMB Scotland has set up a COVID Risk Register so that members, workplace representatives and officers can record where things have gone wrong with the employer’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  

If you feel that you have been or are currently at risk in your workplace, please log it with us. 

The COVID Risk Register can be accessed via the link below 

GMB Scotland members can complete this form to record their concerns about what has happened to them. 


Please Note:  The risk register is separate from a personal injury claim  

If you feel you have suffered injury due to COVID-19. There is separate guidance from UnionLine Scotland. Please click on the link below to see what the qualifying criteria is for a personal injury claim: 

The Risk Register is being managed by UnionLine Scotland – your trade union law firm.  

Use the this link to download GMB's Health, Safety and Environment guides:  Health, Safety and Environment Guides | GMB Union

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