Judith Hackitt, Health and Safety Executive Chair, responds to a Daily Mail article ‘Scouting for leaders’ 7 May 2008.
Category: Putting the record straight
HSE responds to press articles critical of health and safety to help put the record straight
Dispelling the health and safety myth: All park benches must be replaced because they are 3 inches too low.
HSE Chief Executive Geoffrey Podger responds to the recent Guardian article ‘Ten years on, the echoes of Simon’s
Dispelling the myth that Health and safety laws banned hanging baskets. The reality, back in 2004 a town did briefly take
Dispelling the myth that Toy ‘weapons’ in a play had to be locked-up and registered with the police. The reality: Reports
HSE Chief Executive Geoffrey Podger responds to an article in the times about giving up seats on trains.
Kevin Allars, HSE’s Head of Chemical Industries Division, responds to the article in the Scotsman: “Nerves of steel to build here”
Judith responds to an article in the Express that Nick Clegg will be appearing in pantomime in Sheffield in the role
Mike Weightman, HM Chief Inspector, Nuclear Installations Inspectorate, responds to Times article: ‘ Speed of construction
Geoffrey Podger responds to an article in the Daily Peterborough Times about increasing health and safety regulations.
HSC Chair Judith Hackitt writes to the Daily Telegraph to comment on improved news reporting regarding health and
HSC Chair Judith Hackitt responds to Ripon Cathedral’s decision to ban the annual pancake race due to health and safety
Dispelling the myth that if a pupil is hurt, the teacher is likely to be sued. The main legal duties lie with the employer,
HSE Chief Executive Geoffrey Podger responds to an article in The Daily Mail about the army, in which HSE is referred
HSE Deputy Chief Executive Justin McCracken responds to an article in The Independent which passes comment
Dispelling the myth that Safety Experts’ New Year resolution is to make the life of business people as miserable as
Ken Livingstone couldn’t be more wrong (‘No evidence for gas-holder claim’, Evening Standard 19 November) in saying
HSE Chief Executive Geoffrey Podger has responded to Colin Bower’s letter in
Dispelling the myth that every possible risk needs a safety sign.
Kevin Allars, Head of Chemical Industries Division responds to a Bradford Telegraph and Argus article: Let’s join