There is a big difference between “risk aversion” and “risk management”. Unfortuantely too many public organisations seem happy to avoid activities altogether rather than step up and actually manage the risks.
This article from The Telegraph reports that the Department for Education has told teachers to take pupils on more school trips as new guidance recommends adopting a “common sense” approach to health and safety.
About time too!
Read the whole story here.
You can download the Department for Education guidance here.