Policy paper

Improving health and safety progress report February 2013

Government departments’ progress on implementing health and safety reforms February 2013.

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


A progress report on implementation of health and safety reforms February 2013

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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 progress report contains updates on implementing Professor Löfstedt’s recommendations, as well 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 4 February 2013