If the government is short of money perhaps it could consider abolishing the Health and Safety Executive. In the last two months I have been told that health and safety prevented my windows being cleaned, so I have to go up a ladder three flights to do them, and a parcel could not be carried down to my cellar, so I had to carry it instead. I will be 72 next birthday.
Clearly the HSE doesn’t consider unintended consequences, never mind the cost to companies and individuals.
Ripple, Glos, UK
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