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Case 3 - Local authority decideds use of dirt bikes at specialist school presents too high a risk

Issue

A local authority has decided that the use of dirt bikes as an activity for teenagers at a specialist school presents too high a risk.

Panel decision

The health and safety at work act does apply to schools but the panel does consider that more effort by all the parties involved could be made, to manage and control the risks to allow the activity to proceed.

2012-09-05