Dear Health and Safety Executive,

Can you please tell me if the HSE apply the Precautionary Principle to eventa or situations where
harmful effects may occur to human health; and the level of scientific uncertainty about the consequences or likelihood of the risk is such that the best available scientific advice cannot assess the risk with sufficient confidence to inform decision-making.

Yours faithfully,

Charles Bass

Health and Safety Executive

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Dear Mr Bass


Please see HSE’s response to your FOI request


Jane Cloherty / FOI Policy Advisor / Information Management Unit

Health & Safety Executive / FOI Unit/ 1.3 Redgrave Court, Merton Road,
Bootle, L20 7HS


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