Tag: Health & Safety

Mother’s Little Helpers…

“I’ll take a very small dose, every three or four days,” she says, weighing out a thumbnail of powder on digital jewellery scales, purchased for their precision. “People take well over a gram recreationally. I weigh out about 0.12g and…

Sympathy Level Approaches Zero…

A City IT worker who lost both of his legs after falling through the gap between train and platform on his commute home is suing for almost £2 million in damages. Did a carriage floor give way? Abellio is fighting…

Dogma…

Lower speed limits on York streets could be scrapped under a plan being considered by council leaders. The 20mph scheme rolled out by the last Labour administration is under review, in a move that has outraged campaigners. Oh, well, outrage…

At What Point Do The HSE Step In..?

I mean, if a fairground carnival ride had claimed 13 victims like some macabre Stephen King horror novel, they’d surely have shut it down. Why is it different when it’s a mental facility? Dr Rachel Daly also confirmed to the…

Physician, Silence Thyself!

For Dr John Wright, a clinical epidemiologist from Bradford working at the clinic at Moyamba, Sierra Leone, which opened on Friday, it was a slap in the face for him and his colleagues. What was? Well, would you believe, expecting…

Cultural Vandalism…

Oh, how we love a ‘bungling council workers and road signage’ story! Misspelled signs for ‘shcool’, yellow lines painted right over badger corpses, they are guaranteed local newspaper filler. Even the MSM picks them up from time to time: Bungling…

Saving, not drowning

Why do people get fired? Yes, I know that in many areas legislation seems to protect anyone from getting fired at all these days and that, say, fiddling your expenses might get you fired in your job but not if…

The pussification of schools #6

Cracked! missed one on their recent list of the 5 Biggest Pussifications of Schools, and while it’s probably not unique to this place the recent example comes from a school just south of Melbourne. No touching. Parents claim they were…