There are people who make up stupid H&S rules but there aren't anywhere near as many as some of the press would have you believe. Too often stories (like the one quoted saying death rates haven't changed) are simply lies - sadly, they're then picked up, quoted and they spiral and it becomes "fact" when actually, it's just NOT TRUE!!!Quote:
Jim Higham, group head of safety at Willmott Dixon, agreed. “There is a huge effort going into the education of the lads on site to keep a greater watch on health and safety,” he said, adding that this, rather than the downturn, had made the difference.
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