More Health and Safety Nonsense Busted!

As a provider of Health and Safety training and consultancy, it’s depressing to see so many people use the term as a way of simply being lazy. It’s rolled out as an excuse when really, people are just trying to avoid some work.

Here are some great examples where the HSE have taken some HSE complaints and explained how they’re simply nonsense.

The real problem here is that the staff simply didn’t want to serve someone in the rain!

This one beggars belief! Why on earth would it be dangerous to give someone a lower mattress? Maybe the real reason was that it was a bit too awkward to carry out this simple request?

Someone just wanted to spoil kids’ fun.

References:

  1. “Case 346 – Café refused to serve customer in outside dining area” · March 23, 2015 · Www.hse.gov.uk
  2. “Case 347 – Hotel chain could not provide a lower mattress for a disabled customer” · March 23, 2015 · Www.hse.gov.uk
  3. “Case 348 – Children not allowed to have balloons” · March 23, 2015 · Www.hse.gov.uk