This is the start of the Government’s plan to erode health and safety in the workplace.
Respond to the consultation: http://www.hse.gov.uk/consult/live.htm
Or write to:
Tim Holt, HSE, Department of Work and Pensions
7th Floor, Caxton House, 6-12 Tothill Street, LONDON. SW1H 9NA
Tower crane inspections cost the industry an estimated £61,000 a year, which appears to be too expensive an outlay to save crane workers' lives. The leading construction firm, Balfour Beatty, recorded pre-tax profits last year of £91 million.
Demonstrate: Tuesday July 3rd, 12-1.30pm, Caxton House: Meeting then In Committee Room 11 at the House of Commons at 2p.m.