Ensuring safe workplaces for members
As an RCN safety representative, you will work with employers to ensure a safe and healthy working environment for RCN members.
With full support of the RCN, you will:
As a newly recruited safety representative, you'll start by attending a foundation module. On successful completion you will move on to the development module which prepares you for your role as an RCN safety rep.
Once you’ve completed your foundation and development modules you will be eligible to attend continuing learning and development workshops and events for reps to maintain and develop your skills.
If you are interested in becoming a safety rep, see How to become an RCN rep for information on how to apply.
As a safety rep, I've taken a central role to highlight the increasing frequency of attacks
on nurses. I've been empowered to take policy to the highest level, whilst also ensuring
the RCN has a vocal ambassador on a local level. I'm proud to be able to have a sincere and
lasting impact on working practices.