Originally posted on Rethinking Childhood:
The Health and Safety Executive – the nation’s safety regulator – is so often the fall guy for everything that is wrong about the way risk is managed. But last week I heard an anecdote that brought home to me – in an unexpected way – the positive role HSE…


The session started as all our sessions do. Children running over to our van to see what goodies we brought for them to play with and what craft activity we had on offer.  With the session underway, some children were doing craft and others were playing with ‘loose parts’. At some point during this it … Continue reading

It’s health and safety gone sane!

Originally posted on Rethinking Childhood:
I see what you did there. So I take it you are not about to share another crazy story about kids being wrapped in cotton wool. Indeed not. Today is a good day for getting rid of the white fluffy stuff. You see, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has…