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Sensible risk in local government
Promoting sensible decisions
Our four tips help local authorities promote sensible decisions.
‘It's because of health and safety’ - tackling myths and misunderstandings
Health and safety is often used as an excuse to stop activities or disguise unpopular decisions - giving rise to myths and misunderstandings. This guide is based on 3 simple questions to support you in making decisions that are sensible and challenging those that give rise to myths:
It's because of health & safety
Real work-related risks
Some aspects of local authority work can present a risk of real harm or suffering to employees, contractors, service users and the public.