Is Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) fit for women? Motion 56 – General Conference 2016

Is Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) fit for women? Motion 56 – General Conference 2016To: All Branches

Dear Colleagues,

The Health, Safety & Environment Department has liaised with the TUC and affiliated Unions in progressing 2016 General Conference Motion 56.

The attached presentation ’Is PPE fit for women?’ was made at the TUC, and is made available to Branches. It addresses what employers need to consider, suppliers need to consider and what Unions need to consider.

All stakeholders need to work together on this matter to:

raise awareness of these issues

challenge cultures and unconscious bias in male dominated workplaces

monitor progress and call decision makers to account

publicise success and share good practice

The full report is available on the link https://library.prospect.org.uk/download/2016/01299 and is also attached to this document.

Further updates will be published in due course.

Yours sincerely

Dave Joyce

National Health, Safety & Environment Officer

 

Email Attachments – Click to download

Attachment 1 – LTB026/17 Is Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) fit for women? Motion 56 – General Conference 2016

Attachment 2 – One size doesnt fit all – PPE survey

Attachment 3 – 2016-01299-Leaflet-booklet-Women’s-PPE_-One-Size-Does-Not-Fit-All-Version-26-09-2016

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