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Avoidable stress

Avoidable stress

We all experience stress in our lives. Mostly we deal with this without too much difficulty – if with a few choice words!! or banging our head against the wall. Sometimes though stress can lead to something a lot more serious, it can cause psychiatric illness, especially depression. Miss H unfortunately has first hand experience(…)

Hot Oven = Ouch

Mr P works in a very busy professional kitchen. His employers provide his uniform which includes a long sleeved chef’s tunic. On this particular day however the uniform was changed to a short sleeved one. Part way through his shift Mr P was reminded in the most painful way why the tunics should be long(…)

Always Best To Use The Correct Equipment

Always Best To Use The Correct Equipment

They say a bad workman blames his tools. In this case the bad workman had only himself to blame because he picked the wrong tool to use. Mr H works in a food factory. A colleague needed to move a large quantity of meat which he did using an electric lifter. Unfortunately this particular piece of(…)

Steering Unassistance

Steering Unassistance

On this particular day Mr W was allocated a different works van, which had been fitted with a steering wheel adaptation. It shouldn’t have been. The company does not allow them, but they knew it had been fitted. As the steering wheel turned the adaptation struck Mr W’s hand and dislocated his thumb. After we(…)

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