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Health, safety and risk case study: introduction

Explore your professional obligation to preserve the health and safety of colleagues, customers and the general public, and accurately assess risk. This page provides a brief introduction to the case study.

This case-study will place you in a workplace situation that requires you to consider some ethical issues concerning health and safety procedures. The scenario, individuals and organisations are fictional, but based on a real-life case. At various points in the story, you will be required to make difficult decisions. Please think carefully about these decisions, reflect on the guidance provided, and answer as honestly as possible. Your decisions will have consequences for how the story unfolds.

It is advisable that you do not use the ‘back’ button on your browser but follow one path through to completion. You will then have the opportunity to return to the beginning and follow a different route. Completing this case study will help you to develop your understanding of the ethical dimensions of health, safety and risk.

This case study should take approximately 15-25 minutes to complete.

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