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All health and safety is covered by the Risk Assessment approach, which means looking at potential problems and coming up with ways to deal with them. So, from electrical safety to repetitive strain injuries, from noise to unsafe stages, there is a clear way forward.

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The MU has the special group of Roving Safety Reps who can assist you in your workplace.

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The MU has partnerships with specialist organisations to be able to help musicians address health problems.

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Sign Our Letter and Show Support for ETO Musicians

English Touring Opera’s recent decision has equated to half the orchestra losing their roles, join us in standing up to the mistreatment of our musicians by signing our letter to the ETO board.

Published: 22 November 2021

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Priorities for the Music Education Workforce

This article is a transcript of a talk given by Chris Walters, the MU’s National Organiser for Education and Health & Wellbeing, for the Westminster Education Forum policy conference entitled “Next Steps for Music Education in England”. This event took place online on 10 November.

Published: 12 November 2021

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27 Oct 2021

Unconscious Bias Training

This session defines unconscious bias, investigates why it is inherent in us all and how we can recognise and deal with it at work.

Online
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