Regulations in place for newsrooms

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Charlotte Mayhew

Dear Health and Safety Executive,

I would like to receive information on the policies and regulations in place for News organisations such as Sky News and Reach PLC in regard to protecting journalists from mental health problems. I would like to obtain any information available related to protecting the mental health of journalists.

What regulations do news organisations have to follow before sending a journalist out to cover a story which could be potentially traumatic or dangerous, such as a war zone. What responsibilities do these organisations have if one of their journalists experience mental health problems?

I look forward to hearing from you,

Yours faithfully,

Charlotte Mayhew

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Hello Charlotte

 

Please see attached.

 

Thanks

 

Peter

 

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Peter Burkert

Engagement and Policy Division
Redgrave Court, Merton Road, Bootle, Merseyside, L20 7HS
Direct: 020 3028 4772
Find out how HSE is [2]Helping Great Britain work well

 

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3 Attachments

Hello Charlotte

 

Please see attached

 

Thanks

 

Peter

 

 

[1]http://intranet/corporate-signature/asse...

Peter Burkert

Engagement and Policy Division
Redgrave Court, Merton Road, Bootle, Merseyside, L20 7HS
Find out how HSE is [2]Helping Great Britain work well

 

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2. http://www.hse.gov.uk/strategy/