What kind of idiots would tell police to tick 238 boxes on a safety form before they save a life?
Ticking the boxes: Can one imagine anything
more ridiculous than having to fill in this form
just after a terrorist bomb has gone off?
A document that surfaced yesterday illustrated the almost unbelievable extent to which health and safety regulations are preventing our emergency services from saving lives. This was a three-page risk assessment questionnaire, which Metropolitan Police officers have to fill in before they can intervene in an emergency.