text.skipToContent text.skipToNavigation
  1. Home
  2. Protec Direct PPE Blog
  3. Strange but true cases of health and safety gone mad.

Safety should always remain a priority, but like everything, there are always some that will take it too far. Whether it is a case of over- cautiousness or a media storm blowing a misunderstanding out of proportion, there has been an influx of outrageous health and safety claims in recent years which have put a stop to what should have been harmless fun.

Publicised cases of health and safety “gone mad”, have ranged from the sublime to the ridiculous- here are some that have certainly raised a few eyebrows.



Latest Blogs

An updated guide by consumer organization Which? looks at how to protect people’s ears. They focus on two main types of ear protection, earplugs and ear defenders.  

27 June 2023

A review submitted by the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has recommended that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) should compel employers to improve their behaviour in issues of workplace health and safety.  

21 June 2023

Drivers are being urged to consider their footwear choices when behind the wheel, particularly during hot summer days when flip-flops are popular.  

21 June 2023

The Universal Workwear Market Report forecasts that worldwide sales of workwear will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.1% during the next five years.  

19 June 2023