A swimming pool operator has removed safety pins from their locker keys on H&S grounds
Children at a school have been banned from eating pack lunches outside allegedly due to health and safety
Store stopped providing empty ‘tester’ perfume bottles to customer for health and safety reasons.
Supermarket deli refused customer request to leave plastic wrapping on liver sausage stating that it was a ‘choking hazard’.
Employer stopped proving funds for alcoholic drinks at Christmas night out (offsite), citing health and safety
Lots of media coverage has appeared today relating to the Heinz baked beans ‘can song’ advert being banned by The Advertising Standards Authority as it ‘encouraged behaviour that prejudiced health and safety’. The advertising campaign has been banned from TV over fears that young viewers could copy the ‘can song’ and injure themselves on sharp empty tins.
A number of media outlets have reported today (Wednesday 18 May 2016) that a university plans to ban their students from throwing mortar boards in the air on graduation day for health and safety reasons. HSE has provided a response to this age-old myth:
A supermarket cafe refused to sell a packet of fruit bread on health and safety grounds as the customer didn’t want it toasted.
A supermarket banned a customer from taking a folding bicycle into store for health and safety reasons.
Freestyle lane tumble turns have been banned from a council run swimming pool for health and safety reasons.