Managing Safely

It is the duty of every employer to: Secure the health, safety and welfare of persons at work;Protect persons who are not at work from risks to their health and safety arising from work activities. UK Health and Safety at…

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Robot assisted surgery

In 2012 my local hospital Bradford Royal Infirmary installed a Da Vinci Robotic Surgery system. According to a 2014 article in the local paper (Bradford Telegraph & Argus) the robot ... translates hand movements of the surgeon into precise movements…

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A Mars a day

Mars Foods recently announced that it die not recommend that some of its popular brands such as Dolmio and Uncle Ben's sauces would not be recommended to be eaten every day due to high sugar and fat content. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-36051333 There…

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Quality in soft drinks

I started working in quality control in 1981 at G Barraclough (soft drinks) Ltd in Bradford.  (I left in 1983, the company was taken over by Princes in 1991.) My job involved checking sugar content and acidity of each batch,…

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