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Old 04-05-12   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Has H&S gone miles too far

Originally Posted by Rob D View Post
H & S has come about mainly through litigation...

Someone has an accident=someone is sued... report made.... how can we avoid this happening again.... = further risk assessment, more safety devices, a little more red tape, another hoop to jump through...

How about you train someone for a job and then you trust them to do that job unless strong evidence suggests otherwise?
I really don't think this is true, can you find me one case of equipment failure causing a climbing accident??, yet we have LOLER.
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