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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).

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Freedom of movement ban
3rd October 2016 (Daily Express)
Angry parents claim health and safety has 'gone mad' at Hillfort Primary School in Liskeard banned children from running in the playground.
Beading ridiculous
15th July 2016 (Daily Mail)
A mother was left furious after her five-year-old daughter was put into isolation by teachers at her school for having beads in her hair.
Blowing time on loud whistles
22nd May 2016 (Daily Mail)
A school has banned whistles from signalling the end of playtime in case the 'aggressive' loud noises scare its children.
Tradition's future up in the air
18th May 2016 (Metro)
A class of law students has been told to 'pretend' to throw their graduation caps in the air for a photo due to healthy and safety fears.
British troops in mortar firing ban
13th January 2016 (Daily Mirror)
Despite being provided with ear defenders, troops can no longer fire mortars at full range during training as the noise breaks health and safety rules.
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