Health and Safety – handling Fire in an IT environment

Our Lighter Fridays posts on this blog have been concerned with health and safety protocol – but what IF a fire has already broken out?  Simply deal with the matter in the calm and orderly way of an IT professional.  Moss, a programmer, will now demonstrate in this Channel 4 safety film: Notice the need to preserve net etiquette with a politely worded email – … Continue reading Health and Safety – handling Fire in an IT environment

Health and Safety at work: in the Bathroom

Friday – time for Health and Safety at work public awareness film.  And now to cover an area so lamentably left uncovered by Public Safety research: Health and Safety at work in the Bathroom.  Thankfully, a Mr Bernard Black and Manny (of Black Books bookshop) have been assisting our researchers with their enquiries.  Can you spot the 24 potential accidents waiting to happen in this demonstration … Continue reading Health and Safety at work: in the Bathroom

Lighter Friday: Safety with tools

Can YOU spot the 2 safety errors made by Reg Prescott, as he works in his DIY shed?!  (The character in this Friday’s ‘health and safety’ film – ahem – is created by Kenny Everett.) As usual, please note the dangers you can spot, in the comments section on this blog post.  If they are not obvious at first, don’t panic, simply follow back through our … Continue reading Lighter Friday: Safety with tools

Health and Safety at Work – meetings

If you’ve got a meeting at work today, remember to be careful what you drink.  And pay attention to statistics.  Perhaps it’s time for a short health and safety film.   The captions at the end of the advert are in French and, translated mean: “Statistically, 0% of Orangina drinkers have been attacked by a human canonball.  Stay safe: drink Orangina.” Continue reading Health and Safety at Work – meetings