health and safety

health and safety

New briefing regarding removal of 114-year-old health and safety law

16 December 2012

Summary of a briefing by Charlie Woodhouse

A new IER briefing has been released with further information and analysis on the proposed amendment of Section 47 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, which will result in the removal of employers' strict liability for their workers' health and safety at work.

Update to Coalition's plans to reverse 114-year-old employment right - new briefing released

24 October 2012

By Sarah Glenister

This topic will be discussed at our forthcoming Health and Safety conferences in London and Liverpool.

Thompsons Soliticors explains the content and implications of the newly proposed amendment to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, which threatens to remove employers' strict liability when a worker is injured on the job.

Lofstedt Reviewed: When it comes to health and safety, politics can kill

11 May 2012

On the day the Queen’s Speech reiterated the government’s plans to reduce the state inspection of businesses, experts at the IER’s Reviewing Lofstedt conference discussed the human cost of cuts to health and safety.

Every day 60 people die due to work - Health and Safety laws matter

18 October 2010

Steve Tombs and David Whyte

The authors of a new IER book, Regulatory Surrender: death, injury and the non-enforcement of law reject Lord Young’s health and safety proposals, noting they are based on little more than media myths.

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