5.Read the article and complete it with a,b, or c .
Each year we hear of companies banning employees from decorating their offices for holidays like valentine`s Day for health and safety rreasons 1. ———— requiring the work to be done by a qualified person. Such rules are rarely issued by governmental lawmakers, 2.———– it would make sense for managers to provide staff with step ladders to hang up decorations rather than expecting them to balance on wheelie chairs .
Many years ago , a town briefly took down its hanging baskests over fears that old lamp posts would collapse. This was an excessively cautions reaction to a law risk 3. ———- , after quick checks , the hanging baskets were promptly replaced and have been on lamp posts in the town every year since .
- ————- this , the story continues to be repeated and the danger is that someone in authority will believe it and take action .
The idea that park benches 5.——— be replaced because they are about 3 inches too low seems to have originated from a decision by one particular park manager , it has no basis in health and safety law at all . There are no such bench height requirements and inspectors will 6. ————- not be sent around measuring the benches at any point in the near future .