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Welcome to the hysterical, madcap world of 'health n safety', where boiling a kettle requires a competence regime and conkers grow in bubble wrap.

This page features a collection of stories which will have you pulling your hair out (assuming you still have some).

Previous stories
Boy suffers goggle ban
7th December 2015 (Daily Mail)
A five-year-old boy has been banned from a swimming pool after his goggles were deemed to be a health and safety risk.
Banned for causing trip hazard
17th November 2015 (Daily Telegraph)
A blind girl has been told she can no longer use her white walking stick in school because of concerns over "health and safety".
Off the shelf
19th February 2015 (The Telegraph)
BT bosses have ordered residents to remove a book shelf they put inside a red telephone box, branding it a health and safety hazard.
Bouncy castle ban
17th February 2015 (Liverpool Echo)
A five-year-old girl has been stopped from going on a bouncy castle for health and safety reasons: she was wearing glasses.
Flower power
7th February 2015 (Daily Express)
Meddling health officials have ordered retailers to remove daffodil bulbs from fruit and veg aisles in case shoppers try to eat them.
Ties that bind
30th January 2015 (Daily Express)
Factory workers have been left in tears after their wedding rings were cut off over health and safety fears.
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