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Common Sense Common Safety

Two children wearing safety glasses playing conkers.

The report

Lord Young has published his review of health and safety, Common Sense - Common Safety. Commissioned by the Prime Minister, the report makes recommendations for improving the way health and safety is applied and tackling the compensation culture.

Common Sense Common Safety report

Audio interview

Judith Hackitt explains why the Government-commissioned report, prepared by Lord Young of Graffham was a welcome step for health and safety.

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Myth of the month

October 2010 myth of the month

If you run an office-based business you need a health and safety consultant.

October myth of the month

Related links

Lord Young report and other related information

Office risk assessment

HSE launches a new online risk assessment, which will help cut back the time it takes to weigh up the hazards in offices to around 20 minutes.

Office risk assessment

Charity shop assessment

This tool allows those working in small low-risk charity shops to do their risk assessment quickly and easily.

Charity shop risk assessment


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Updated: 2013-02-12