What are your views on Health and safety?
what are your views on it??? i personally think its a load of rubbish! and also whats the most ridiculous health and safety rule you've ever come across?
Asked By: Lucy-Ellen - 1/20/2010
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Working in the mining industry here in Western Australia I have to go to multitudes of inductions to be allowed to work at particular sites and then when you get to site there are site-specific inductions. I remember going to a Rio Tinto induction before flying out and the woman taking it started the course with the... More
Answered By: Justinsane - 1/21/2010
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I think it has gone overboard but without it, people would just be careless. I think the most ridiculous health and safety thing I've ever heard is the police spending 30 minutes risk accessing a raid on a house then finding it was empty.
Answered By: Will - 1/20/2010
Real Health & Safety is great... More
Answered By: froodles01 - 1/20/2010
I HATE IT I HATE IT I HATE IT I HATE IT I HATE IT I HATE IT I HATE IT! Every hour of every day, risk assessments, money, documents, money, safety, money! Health and safety used to be known as common sense.
Answered By: glasgowguy89 - 1/20/2010
Health and Safety at home and in the workplace is very important.It sounds as if (with respect) some postings are from people who are descendents of the factory-bosses who worked their staff for eighteen hours a day ! It sometimes means things have to be planned carefully and managed properly,with Risk Assessments... More
Answered By: Prof - 1/20/2010
Don't mind it just use common sense. The best one I saw was on a hairdryer in a hotel,it had a label on it that said"Not to be used in the shower or bath".
Answered By: Francis7 - 1/20/2010
Unbelievable, people cannot even clean the snow in front their terrace houses but garages can issue new MOTs on car which has defective air bags. Trading Standards just what is their role?
Answered By: inquisitor - 1/20/2010
b******s !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! to the lot of it !!!!!!!!!! an individual should have the choice whether he wants to risk or not
Answered By: BIKER™ - 1/20/2010
It's a good think up to a point but it's gone over the top, when you are suppose to have safety glasses to use blue tack.
Answered By: Owen - 1/20/2010
They are here and they work but at the same time they need to be reviewed and revised...... Restricting the installation of solar power for your own home....
Answered By: UCANTCME - 1/21/2010
Health & safety is there to protect you ,so if at work the rule is 1 as a time & you do more than that then go on to injury yourself or worse some one else that person could sue you for damages & loss of earnings they are of as a result of a injury caused by you as for your self you could be off work sick & they don't... More
Answered By: mark c - 1/24/2010
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