Tags: Lofstedt report

UK told to stand up to EU health and safety bureaucracy

Health and safety reforms that deliver a simplified legislative framework that is evidence based, risk informed, fair and consistent were called for by Ragnar Löfstedt, director of the King’s Centre for Risk Management at Public Service Events Health and Safety Reform 2013 conference. Reforms should help businesses comply with their duties and protect their employees…

Lofstedt report published

The Lofstedt report has been published today, making 19 recommendations for the reform of health and safety, which the Government has accepted. Professor Lofstedt concludes in his report that: “In general, there is no case for radically altering current health and safety legislation. The regulations place responsibilities primarily on those who create the risks, recognising…