Reflecting on the 1974 Health & Safety at Work Act

This month’s issue of the British Safety Council’s journal Safety Management includes a series of reflections on the 1974 Health and Safety at Work Act, which has its 40th birthday this month. One of the pieces is written by Mike Esbester, and puts the Act into a long perspective, flagging up some continuities and changes in how we have thought about and approached issues of health and safety at work over the last 150 years or so, and identifying some challenges and opportunities for the future.

 

Read more at: https://sm.britsafe.org/hswa-40-act-changed-our-working-lives

 

Expect to read more about the 1974 Act here in the coming weeks – do check back!