People and gunpowder are rarely a good mix without preparation and precautions taken first. According to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) around 1,000 people visit A&E for treatment of a firework-related injury in the four weeks around Bonfire Night.
British people have a reputation around the world for being polite to a fault. But surely, when we come up against other drivers on the road, like anybody else our road rage gets the better of us and that polite veneer comes crashing down?
Often the best way to learn something is to try it out, see how you did, and learn from the experience. In the medical profession, there is very little room for error, so having a safe environment to try things out is invaluable.
The first Monday of February is known as ‘National Sickie Day’, as peak numbers of employees take the day off. According to the employment law expert ELAS, National Sickie Day costs the UK an estimated £37m in wages, lost hours and overtime.
Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) is a painful and debilitating illness, caused by hand-held power tools. The syndrome can be easily prevented, but some firms still don’t implement the correct procedures, resulting in employee illness and expensive claims.