Health and safety at work

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6948.198b (Published 16 July 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:198
  1. H G E Wilson,
  2. R M Agius
  1. British Occupational Hygiene Society, Derby DE1 1LT.

    EDITOR, - We share many of the concerns expressed by Andrew Watterson with regard to the dual threats of deregulation and underfunding of the Health and Safety Executive.1 Although Britain has made important strides in health and safety in the workplace - for example, in the control of substances hazardous to health2 - this seems to be changing. For example, work sponsored by the Health and Safety Executive showed that the incidence of occupational respiratory sensitisation was …

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