Policy paper

Improving health and safety final report March 2015

Government departments’ final report on implementing health and safety reforms March 2015.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


A final report on implementation of health and safety reforms March 2015

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Professor Ragnar Löfstedt, Director of the King’s Centre Risk Management, Kings College, London, carried out an independent review of health and safety regulations to look at the scope for reducing the burden of health and safety regulation on business. The Professor’s report ‘Reclaiming health and safety for all: An independent Review of health and safety legislation’, was published on the 28 November 2011.

This report is the final update on the work done on implementing Professor Löfstedt’s recommendations, as well as the recommendations in Lord Young of Graffham’s earlier report ‘Common Sense, Common Safety’. It provides a comprehensive overview of the government’s progress with health and safety reform.

Published 24 March 2015