Tuesday, March 10, 2015

the united kingdom

The UK's Health & Safety Executive has released a few (real world) examples of health & safety concerns being (mis)used as an excuse to ban activities that are safe. For example: a ban on frilly socks at a primary school, in case children tripped on them; a ban on lucky dips in case the shredded paper caused paper cuts; and refusing to put strawberry sauce on a customer's ice cream in case it should drip and cause a slip hazard.

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