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Complying with health and safety law is not difficultPosted on 24/04/2012
Complying with health and safety regulations does not have to mean making big changes to how a company operates.
"The Health and Safety at Work etc Act came out in 1974 and is just so straightforward it's unbelievable. Complying with that is good enough, and the regulations from thereon," Mr Johnson said.
He highlighted how section four of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations provides all the information on how to manage a construction site, adding that sticking to the rules is not "rocket science".
Health and Safety Executive inspector John Claxton recently stated that the organisation has been disturbed by the lax safety measures in some companies, despite the low cost of having proper equipment installed.
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