HSE spokesman clarifies – ‘health and safety’ regulations referred to in media coverage were in fact Church of England’s own Churchyard Regulations.
A Museum cafeteria refused to serve a five year old a dippy (ie; soft-boiled) egg on the grounds of “Health and Safety”.
HSE Chair Judith Hackitt reflects on the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
“Why we MUST let kids climb trees and play conkers” – HSE Chair, Judith Hackitt, urges people to challenge nonsense decisions taken in the name of health and safety in a column for The Sun.
HSE Chair Judith Hackitt writes about how HSE’s Myth Busters Challenge Panel could provide storyline inspiration for a forthcoming BBC sitcom.
Concert-goers were banned from taking umbrellas into an outdoor JLS concert – because they posed a health and safety risk
Volunteers had offered to cut back an overgrown public footpath and asked the borough council if it could provide some tools for them to do the job. The council turned down the offer
A main civil engineering contractor is insisting that routine repetitive lifting operations are directly supervised by a person additional to the worker operating the crane itself. The panel have been asked for their opinion on whether this is burdenso…
A swimming pool user, who is a keen triathlete, has been advised that he cannot use hand paddle swimming aids in any public or adult swimming session due to the risk of other swimmers being hurt. The only time they are allowed to be used is in a structured session such as swimming club or [...]
A company sought to secure a contract to carry out maintenance to coffee machines. They failed the contractor’s assessment process because all their health and safety training is run in house and the contractor’s assessment only recognises …