RR167 - The extent of use of health and safety requirements as a false excuse for not employing sick or disabled persons
IRS Research was commissioned to conduct a research project on
behalf of the Health and Safety Executive and the Disability Rights
Commission. The aim of the project was to establish the nature and
extent of the problem of health and safety requirements being used
as a 'false excuse' for not employing or continuing to
employ disabled people or people with an injury or ill-health
condition. The research was conducted between April and November
2002 and comprised several interrelated elements.
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