Broadcasting Programmes and Film: Health and Safety

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered am ar 22 Mai 2024.

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Photo of Baroness Smith of Basildon Baroness Smith of Basildon Shadow Leader of the House of Lords, Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland), Shadow Spokesperson (Devolved Issues)

To ask His Majesty's Government what plans they have to update the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 to reflect technological changes, with particular reference to film and television productions.

Photo of Viscount Younger of Leckie Viscount Younger of Leckie The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

There are no plans at this time to update the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 to reflect technological changes. Owing to its goal-setting nature the Act, supported by its associated regulations, continues to provide an effective framework for securing the health and safety of those at work.

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