- The phrase “Health & Safety”
Don’t say “for health & safety reasons”, say “because of the risk of…”. Is it a heath risk or a safety risk? What is the danger?
- “Health & Safety” being blamed for things that aren’t health or safety related at all.
Again, don’t say “for health & safety reasons”, give the real reason. If you can’t say what the risk is, why are you calling it a health and safety problem? Many of the cases given in the HSE‘s Mythbuster’s Challenge fall into this category
- Being over-cautious
Most Daily Mail stories fall into this category, as do many of the early cases from the HSE‘s Mythbuster’s Challenge
- The Daily Mail.
Don’t read it. If you read by accident, don’t believe it. If it really happened, remember it probably didn’t happen the way they said it did.
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