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Health and safety gone mad?

Tombs, Steve and Whyte, David (2010). Health and safety gone mad? Institute of Employment Rights, Liverpool.

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Abstract

This is a dangerous time for workplace safety. In popular and political debate, a virtual consensus has been created that businesses are over-regulated, over-burdened and completely tied up in red tape – health and safety, in short, has ‘gone mad’. But a review of the evidence on safety law enforcement shows this new ‘common-sense’ to be entirely ill-informed – the reality, in fact, as this briefing demonstrates, is quite the opposite.

Item Type: Other
Copyright Holders: 2010 The Authors
Extra Information: A full analysis of the issues raised in this briefing can be found in Regulatory Surrender by Steve Tombs and David Whyte, July 2010
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies > Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Harm and Evidence Research Collaborative (HERC)
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Item ID: 36523
Depositing User: Steve Tombs
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2013 08:44
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 08:44
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/36523
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