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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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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