The Myth. All office equipment should be tested by a qualified electrician every year

July 14, 2010 Leave a reply

The Reality: No. The law requires employers to assess risk and take appropriate action. HSEs advice is that, for most office equipment, visual checks for […]Read More

The Myth. Safety advisers New Year resolution is to make the life of business people miserable

July 14, 2010 Leave a reply

The Reality: Not according to businesses. Over 90% of employers and chief executives / senior directors have rated advisers as helpful. And 90% of CEOs […]Read More

The Myth. Risk Assessment must always be long and complex

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The Reality: On its own, paperwork never saved anyone . It is a means to an end, not an end in itself – action is […]Read More

The Myth. Hanging baskets were banned

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The Reality: Hanging baskets were briefly banned in a town over fears that they would make some old lamp posts unstable. This was an overly […]Read More

The Myth. Egg boxes are banned in craft lessons as they might cause salmonella

July 14, 2010 Leave a reply

The Reality: The story started after a school briefly banned children from using cardboard egg boxes to make things. They were concerned that children might […]Read More

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