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HSE says health and safety shouldn't prevent Paralympic dreams

Related article:
Can the Paralympics inspire a generation? - Channel 4 News, 28 August 2012
Response date:
28 August 2012

Said Judith Hackitt, Chair of the Health and Safety Executive:

"There is absolutely nothing in health and safety law to prevent disabled people taking part in sports. Anyone who believes they are being unfairly denied an opportunity under the pretence of health and safety should challenge that claim. As the world looks to London to set an example, it's time to show a bit of 'can do' spirit not find excuses to hide behind."

Updated 2012-08-28