How to avoid a nasty accident on an icy road?
Driving in snow storm on British Road.

How to avoid a nasty accident on an icy road?

As it often happens in winter Northern regions have been covered with an enormous amount of snow that was enough to cause chaos and travel interruptions. However meteorological office warns there is still more to come this weekend so how to stay out of trouble whilst travelling in nasty conditions?

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What can cause disastrous machinery accident?
Worker's arm caught by machinery

What can cause disastrous machinery accident?

All employers are legally obliged to assess the risks of all activities their employees perform. They must ensure that workers on site are advised of all hazards present and given sufficient and adequate training, appropriately equipped as no one should be hurt or killed by workplace machinery. Unfortunately, that is not always the case as many workers often get injured at work due to: Lack of adequate training Lack of Servicing and Maintenance of the machinery Lack of any adequate Personal Protective Equipment Lack of adequate Health and Safety measures

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Speeding is the major cause of all motor vehicle fatalities
Speeding is unacceptable

Speeding is the major cause of all motor vehicle fatalities

The fog is one of the natural hazards that can be the cause of dramatic road accidents but if a rushing motorist is slicing through the thick fog at 130 mph even if the road is clear may end up confined to bed for the rest of his life, injure passengers and other road users or even take away someone's life. Many people drive their cars on the motorway with their children at the back but those in a hurry can drive much more dangerously. Some drive far much faster than they should, whereas others drive more aggressively.

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Anyone adversely affected by COVID crisis to be indemnified

According to the National Audit Office (NAO) claims costs to the NHS are rising. Before the Covid outbreak, the NHS paid out over £9 billion in medical negligence compensation, with over £83 billion outstanding for claims that are still processed. More than 70% of the claims brought against the NHS are resolved without going to court.

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Ban in the name of nature

According to the information published on the Government's website around 4.7 billion plastic straws, 316 million plastic stirrers and 1.8 billion plastic-stemmed cotton buds are used each year in England alone.

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What is the largest human organ?

Skin is the largest organ in your body and it absorbs anything you put on it so applying a nourishing mask onto your face is almost equivalent to eating it. If it sounds weird for you then think of Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann, the discoverer of psychoactive substance LSD, a small amount (just around 20 micrograms) of which has been accidentally absorbed through his skin whilst he was working in a lab

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“Z” is for Zeigarnik effect

When we have to start a bulky task the brain automatically concentrates on the hardest bit so any task we think of may look challenging and we’re redirecting our attention to all sorts of other needless things that prevent us from starting the task. For example, all of a sudden it becomes extremely important to write someone a message but after the message is sent a desire to review the article appears, then we find ourselves in need of a sip of a coffee or tidying up a workplace and so on. It happens because we feel that we’re not ready enough to deal with the task we know that has to be done. Time is passing by but nothing is happening and it never will until the first step is made.

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