Your web browser is outdated and may be insecure

The RCN recommends using an updated browser such as Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome

RCN Safety Representative's Handbook

Published: 27/11/2019
Publication code: 007 097
This handbook is designed to help RCN safety representatives carry out their work, whether they are new to the role or not. It suggests ways of getting started, and provides them with the latest information about key RCN services and resources, together with the key health and safety legislation they need to support members at work. Use it alongside the RCN representatives joint handbook designed for all RCN reps.

Some of our publications are also available in hard copy, but this may entail a small charge. For more information and to order a hard copy please call 0345 772 6100 and select option five. The line is open Monday-Friday (excluding bank holidays) between 10am-4pm.

You can download all electronic publications from the RCN free of charge.

Published by the Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0RN.

© 2016 Royal College of Nursing. This publication in hard copy format may not be lent, resold, hired out or otherwise disposed of by way of trade in any form of binding or cover other than that in which it is published, without the prior consent of the publishers.

For permission to reproduce RCN copyrighted text, please complete our copyright request form.

Page last updated - 04/02/2021