Safety Signs News

Walton MP backs Merseyside health and safety group

21st December 2012 | Health and Safety Signs

Posted by Ben Alexander

Walton MP Steve Rotherham has supported a local health and safety group as it aims to highlight the importance of protecting staff in Merseyside workplaces.

Mr Rotherham was at Sheffield Wednesday's Hillsborough ground in 1989 when 96 fans lost their lives, describing the day as a "deadly example of what happens when health and safety is ignored".

An investigation by the Hillsborough Independent Panel found that failures in match day policing was the primary factor which caused the incident, where a further 766 people sustained injuries.

Mr Rotherham went on to say that the tragedy changed football by introducing all-seater stadiums, making it a safer experience.

He then outlined his intentions for workers in the Merseyside area.

"While it may be popular for some politicians to belittle health and safety, it's not right. I will continue to campaign hard to make sure that people across Merseyside are as safe as is reasonably practicable in everything that they do," Mr Rotherham explained at Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Merseyside branch.ADNFCR-2754-ID-801511316-ADNFCR


There are no results for this search


Related Articles

Add £50 for free Standard shipping

Customer Feedback:

Safety Signs products and graphics © 2009 Viking Signs Ltd. eCommerce website © 2009 Mew Media Ltd.