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HSE Chair reponds to The Lancashire Telegraph article – “Safety: some have gone too far”

It’s great to see the Justice Secretary, Jack Straw, flying the flag for a common-sense approach to health and safety (‘Safety: some have gone too far’, 8 October).

As the Chair of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), I wholeheartedly agree with Mr Straw when he says that science lessons and experiments are “not about wilfully exposing children to unnecessary danger, but better getting them to understand how to make their own decisions about the risks…”

View HSE Chair’s response to The Lancashire Telegraph article