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HSE's Twelve myths of Christmas

HSE's Twelve myths of Christmas

2 December 2019 Email this article

Christmas is a special time of year. Even so, it doesn't stop health and safety being - wrongly - cited as a reason for preventing pretty harmless activities from going ahead. Not only does this needlessly ruin the festive spirit but it also trivialises the true purpose of health and safety: protecting people from real risks at, or connected with, work.

Follow the link for the full top twelve festive myths, gifted to HSE from media reports and correspondence received.

  1. Myth: Workers are banned from putting up Christmas decorations in the office