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The Risk vs hazard debate: reconciling inconsistencies in health & safety regulation within the UK and across the EU

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Dr Sweta Chakraborty reviews the current debate over health & safety regulation, representing the views of academics, regulators, government, and lawyers, including the British Safety Council and the Health and Safety Executive.

The policy brief recommends a more lenient approach to regulation based on risk management rather than hazard classifications. It reinforces recommendations made in the Löfstedt Report, which have been adopted in the Government Response and reflected in David...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Faculty of Law - Socio-Legal Studies,Centre for
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Foundation for Law, Justice and Society policy briefs
Publication date:
2012-01-01
URN:
uuid:1b2c479c-5a89-447d-a4f5-95f2f42c7836
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ora:6920
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English
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