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London 2012: helping to secure a safe and successful Olympic and Paralympic Games

Ariel view of Olympic stadium at dusk

HSE stated at the outset our commitment to act as an enabling and proportionate regulator for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. We have worked with the key dutyholders to ensure that consideration of health and safety is integral to the project at every stage. Our strategy has been based on early intervention to advise and seek assurance, coupled with targeted inspection of high risk activities.

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'Big build'

Aquatic centre - interior

The main venues. Athletes’ Village and infrastructure, built with an exemplary health and safety record.

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Getting ready

Basketball stadium - interior

Preparations for staging the Games - the biggest ever peacetime operation in the UK.

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Games FAQs

Hockey player

Questions and answers on HSE’s role in the London 2012 Games.

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Latest news

New research report published: Safety culture on the Olympic Park.

The research provides evidence that it is possible, through engagement, worker involvement and organisational commitment, to develop a strong safety culture in the construction industry.

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