Of the 350 reported fairy light injuries, most occurred whilst decorating. Injuries include people falling while putting up the lights, children swallowing the bulbs, and people getting electric shocks and burns from faulty lights. Lights can also have fatal consequences with an alarming number of deaths caused by people watering the tree with the lights… More Christmas Trees and Fairy Lights can be fatal.
The end of the world is near – again! December 21st 2012 marks the end of the 13th baktun cycle in the so-called Long Count of the Maya calendar. But does it mark the end of the world or the end of an era and the start of a new one? The end of the… More “They think it’s all over…”
‘Party Season’ is here. A time to break with the diet and indulge. Just as long as you don’t over indulge. Hospital admissions for alcohol related accidents and injuries go through the roof as people drink 41 per cent more in December than the monthly average. It goes without saying you should never drink and… More Take Care During ‘Party Season’
The Safe Drive Stay Alive campaign aims to influence behaviour and attitude on the roads, by targeting new and pre-drivers in an emotive and hard-hitting way. This is a road safety campaign partnership that links local councils and their local emergency services. Safiah Ishfaq organised a three day event for Waltham Forest council and invited… More Safe Drive Stay Alive