Archive for April 3rd, 2009

An Inspector Calls

April 3, 2009

During the course of this Bad Science thread I took the initiator to task for trotting out what I called “the tired old canard” about health and safety issues restricting science teaching. While there is no truth to the urban myths about the Health and Safety Executive banning all kinds of things, I sometimes wonder if the bureaucracy and over-interpretation of legislation is contributing to the view that science (and technology for that matter) are too much hassle. (more…)