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Hazards Campaign Thursday talk – The challenges of long-covid

On Thursday 15 October 2020 the Hazards Campaign Thursday Talk concentrated on the challenges of Long-Covid from a health, occupational health, legal and trade union organising perspective.

We were joined by speakers:

– Clare Rayner – ex clinician and member of several Long-Covid support groups
– Professor Raymond Agius who until recently was the  Director of the Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health at the University of Manchester
Phillip Liptrot – Senior personal injury specialist and a national lead for Thompsons solicitors in the North West
– Paul Holleran – GMB Regional education and health and safety officer for North West and Ireland

The event was organised on the basis that workplaces are a major transmission source and that any workplaces open should be certified as safe.  The topic for the event was about the chronic conditions of Covid-19, how it will impact in our workplaces, what employers should be doing to support workers, and what are the implications of defining it as an occupational disease and the legalities involved in ensuring employers support workers properly and how trade unions can tackle the issues.

Please follow the links for  presentations by Clare Rayner and Raymond Agius.

You can view a recording of the event here.

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VIDEO AND RESOURCES: Is two metre physical distancing enough? Aerosol transmission and other emerging issues

On 11 September 2020 the Hazards Campaign held a Thursday Talk Zoom event titled: “Is two metre physical distancing enough? Aerosol transmission and other emerging issues.”

Speakers were Professor Andrew Watterson – Stirling Unversity, Hilda Palmer – Hazards Campaign and Retired GP Jonathan Fluxman – Doctors in Unite.

The recording of the event can be viewed below:

PDFs of the speakers’ presentations are below:

Control of all routes of the SARS CoV-2 Virus, Hilda Palmer.

Airborne spread of Covid-19 and implications for the workplace, Jonathan Fluxman.

Keep your distance, Andrew Watterson

Hazards Campaign 28 April video

Associates of Greater Manchester Hazards Centre explain why International Workers’ Memorial Day is important in remembering those killed or injured at work, and those who continue to be vulnerable in the workplace.