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Work-Related Upper Limb Disorders

EDM number 345 in 1993-94, proposed by Alan Meale on 13/01/1994.

That this House is concerned that almost half a million working days a year in the United Kingdom are being lost because of employees developing upper limb disorders, the cost in human suffering, lost production and sometimes legal action being horrific; congratulates the Trades Union Congress in its work to highlight this problem and its attempts to protect those who suffer such injuries; agrees with its view that a great deal could be done to prevent such accidents including (1) risk assessments being carried out at the workplace, (2) the redesigning of work equipment and processes to more user friendly systems, (3) training of employees in healthy processes, (4) offering of employment protection to sufferers, (5) the development and delivery of better medical treatment, (6) implementing of initiatives and, if all else fails, (7) securing satisfactory compensation for sufferers; and calls upon Her Majesty's Government to liaise with the TUC on this matter so that a healthier, fairer, safer and more understanding working environment can exist in Britain for those at work.

This motion has been signed by a total of 69 MPs, 2 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Alan Meale13/01/1994MansfieldProposed
Kevin Hughes13/01/1994Doncaster NorthSigned
John Heppell13/01/1994Nottingham EastSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie13/01/1994Glasgow, PollokSigned
James Wray13/01/1994Glasgow ProvanSigned
Eric Clarke13/01/1994MidlothianSigned
John Cummings13/01/1994EasingtonSigned
Ronnie Campbell13/01/1994Blyth ValleySigned
John McAllion13/01/1994Dundee EastSigned
Bill Etherington13/01/1994Sunderland NorthSigned
Neil Gerrard13/01/1994WalthamstowSigned
Tommy Graham13/01/1994Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
William McKelvey13/01/1994Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
Irene Adams13/01/1994Paisley NorthSigned
Terry Lewis14/01/1994WorsleySigned
Harry Barnes14/01/1994North East DerbyshireSigned
Terry Davis17/01/1994Birmingham, Hodge HillSigned
Norman Godman17/01/1994Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Colin Pickthall17/01/1994West LancashireSigned
Terry Patchett17/01/1994Barnsley EastSigned
Ernie Ross17/01/1994Dundee WestSigned
Dennis Skinner17/01/1994BolsoverSigned
Peter Hardy17/01/1994WentworthSigned
Barry Jones17/01/1994Alyn & DeesideSigned
Lynne Jones17/01/1994Birmingham, Selly OakSigned
Ken Livingstone17/01/1994Brent EastSigned
Bill Michie17/01/1994Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Ian Davidson17/01/1994Glasgow, GovanSigned
Keith Bradley17/01/1994Manchester, WithingtonSigned
Michael Connarty17/01/1994Falkirk EastSigned
Tom Cox17/01/1994TootingSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe17/01/1994LeighSigned
Tony Banks18/01/1994Newham North WestSigned
Keith Vaz18/01/1994Leicester EastSigned
Hugh Bayley18/01/1994York, City ofSigned
Mike Gapes18/01/1994Ilford SouthSigned
Jim Dowd18/01/1994Lewisham WestSigned
Ann Coffey18/01/1994StockportSigned
Alex Carlile18/01/1994MontgomerySigned
Eric Illsley18/01/1994Barnsley CentralSigned
Jimmy Hood18/01/1994ClydesdaleSigned
Peter Pike18/01/1994BurnleySigned
Max Madden18/01/1994Bradford WestSigned
Alice Mahon19/01/1994HalifaxSigned
Edward O'Hara19/01/1994Knowsley SouthSigned
Audrey Wise19/01/1994PrestonSigned
Michael Clapham19/01/1994Barnsley West & PenistoneSigned
Win Griffiths19/01/1994BridgendSigned
Nigel Jones19/01/1994CheltenhamSigned
Alan Simpson19/01/1994Nottingham SouthSigned
Bridget Prentice19/01/1994Lewisham EastSigned
Angela Eagle20/01/1994WallaseySigned
Ian McCartney20/01/1994MakerfieldSigned
Alan Milburn20/01/1994DarlingtonSigned
Greville Janner20/01/1994Leicester WestSigned
John Evans20/01/1994St Helens NorthSigned
Jack Thompson21/01/1994WansbeckSigned
Llin Golding25/01/1994Newcastle-under-LymeSigned
Jeff Rooker25/01/1994Birmingham, Perry BarrSigned
Paul Murphy25/01/1994TorfaenSigned
Greg Pope25/01/1994HyndburnSigned
Mike Hall25/01/1994Warrington SouthSigned
Eddie Loyden27/01/1994Liverpool, GarstonSigned
Andrew Miller27/01/1994Ellesmere Port & NestonSigned
Dale Campbell-Savours03/02/1994WorkingtonSigned
Jean Corston07/02/1994Bristol EastSigned
Martyn Jones08/02/1994Clwyd South WestSigned
Jimmy BoyceUnknownWithdrawn
Bob CryerUnknownWithdrawn

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