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Stress at Work

In Campaigns, Health and Safety by GMB Gatwick Communications

Over recent months your Reps have been increasingly concerned over the stress levels of our members in the workplace at Gatwick. From next week we will be conducting a survey and a monitoring exercise for the GDOC community. We then plan to role this out to the rest of our membership. Please remember to ensure that all incidents which cause …

Temporary Walkway – UPDATE

In Communications, Health and Safety by GMB Gatwick Communications

Your reps inspected the temporary walkway to Y Car Park with management this morning. In our view it is far from ideal. GAL have assured BA Management that site security will provide a 24 hour service to ensure that all parts of the walkway are clear of snow and properly gritted. We would still recommend that our members use the …

Temporary Walk Way to Y Car Park

In Communications, Health and Safety by GMB Gatwick Communications

All staff who use Y car park were sent a text message this morning telling them they must use the temporary walk way to get to and from Y car park with immediate effect. Your GMB Health and Safety Reps have raised serious concerns with the management over the safety of this temporary construction particularly in icy or snowy conditions. …

Assaults on BA Staff

In Health and Safety by GMB Gatwick Communications

One of our members on check in suffered a serious verbal and physical assault by a passenger during disruption this week. The duty manager completed an e-basis report, but then allowed the passenger to travel the following day. This is totally unacceptable. BA has a ZERO TOLERANCE policy regarding assaults on it’s staff. In all cases of assault, please make …

New Health and Safety Rep

In Health and Safety, Reps by GMB Gatwick Communications

We are pleased to announce that Georgie Hobdell has been elected at Health and Safety Rep for North Terminal Ops, after the recent postal ballot. Welcome to the team Georgie!

Health and Safety Rep

In Health and Safety, Reps by GMB Gatwick Communications

We are currently balloting for a Health and Safety Rep for the North Terminal. If you work in the North Terminal, you should have received your ballot form by now, but if not, please contact us as soon as possible either on the contact form on this site or by calling 07789 610386.

Zone A++

In Check in, Health and Safety by GMB Gatwick Communications

Many of you have contacted us with concerns over health and safety issues in Zone A++, especially with some of the new equipment. We have contacted the company to formally request copies of all risk assessments carried out in the new zone, and we await their response. In the meantime, please continue to contact us with any concerns.