For the health & safety eggecutive.
Health & safety on constrction sites, Im all for it being in place
,but legislation has gone a little far as of late to the point where to work we are suffocated by red tape.
Health & safety executive (HSE): Sorry chaps, your boys can not work from ladders any more. Very unstable. Not Safe.
The Chaps. : Ok , any suggestions that comply we want to be very safe.
HSE : Oh yes, mobile towers. Push them around, stable platform. Lock the wheels off. Very safe.
The Chaps. : Cool, we'll get rid of all our old ladders & buy shinny new platfroms.
HSE : Whats that your boys are working from now?.
The Chaps : Nice shinny new mobile towers, Very safe. Good aren't they !.
HSE : Erm ...No.
The Chaps : Pardon !
HSE : Have your boys been trained to use them ?, these towers look like scaffolding to me. Gosh very unsafe indeed.
The chaps : No, no. Very safe. Shiny . New. Safe.
HSE : Have you thought about fixing hand rails & kick boards on to them , make them nice & safe?
The Chaps : Erm. No.
HSE : Would you. Very safe. Safe is good.
The Chaps : Ok, then only if it's very, very safe.
HSE : Safe. Yes. Cotton wool, Safe.
The Chaps : Erm, how do our boys climb onto our improved platform now them.
HSE : Hmm. What about a nice ladder ?