The Government has set out its intention to limit the risk adverse ‘health and safety culture’ that it considers is creating an atmosphere of fear, increasing bureaucracy and inhibiting commonsense.
A number of recent reviews and key Bills give early indications about how the world of safeguarding will change over the short term. These include:
- The Education Bill
- Common Sense, Common Safety - a review of attitudes to Health & Safety by Lord Young
- Cutting Red tape in Sport by CCPR for Dept of Culture, Media and Sport
- Criminal records regime review by Sunita Mason
- Vetting & Barring Scheme Review