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Usdaw health and safety rep wins TUC national award

Date: 12 September 2017 Shopworkers’ trade union leader John Hannett has congratulated Anthony Lampey on winning the TUC health and safety rep of the award. Tony collected the award today from TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady on the stage at this year’s annual Trade Union Congress in Brighton.
John Hannett – Usdaw General Secretary says: “Lay reps are fundamentally crucial to the union delivering for our members and Anthony is a shining example of what can be achieved.

“His Tesco dotcom site at Crawley is a much safer place thanks to the efforts of Anthony and his team. His knowledge, enthusiasm and persuasive personality have resulted in staff playing a full role in the safety agenda so any risks are spotted early and dealt with before they can escalate into something more serious. Always available to offer advice and support Anthony has ensured changes are made, procedures followed and safety is well and truly embedded into the culture of the site.

“I was delighted to present Anthony with the Usdaw national award earlier this year. We are all extremely proud that he now gone on to secure the national TUC award.”

Notes for editors:

Usdaw (Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers) is the UK's fifth biggest trade union with over 430,000 members. Membership has increased by more than 20% in the decade. Most Usdaw members work in the retail sector, but the Union also has many members in transport, distribution, food manufacturing, chemicals and other trades.

For Usdaw press releases visit: http://www.usdaw.org.uk/new... and you can follow us on Twitter @UsdawUnion

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