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26May94 UK: MOVE TO SIMPLIFY RISK ASSESSMENT.

Risk assessment laws are set to be simplified as part of the Government's deregulation drive.The move was due to be recommended by the Health and Safety Executive on Tuesday as part of a package of measures to prune the mass of safety legislation.Contractors are currently confused by risk assessment rules which call on them to carry out an array of hazard studies.And safety consultants are getting rich by charging contractors a fortune to carry out the assessments.The construction industry ...

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