injuries

Rage Against The Machine

The frustration caused by PC inefficiency has prompted 1 in 5 people to hit their desk, led to almost a million broken monitors, driven 1 in 20 people to hit something so hard they hurt themselves and even resulted in just under half a million injuries. Some people have even been so enraged they have thrown their computer out the window! These are the results of a revealing new survey by KnowHow (Formerly The Tech Guys) which also tells us how much time we are wasting waiting for our computers to do the things we want them to, as well as how long it takes for us to get frustrated. The majority of people (56%) get frustrated within 10 seconds of waiting for their computer to open a file, load a website or save a document. For 1.8 million people however, as little as 2 seconds is too long to... »

RIDDOR

Record and report an accident, incident or near miss Introduction If you are self-employed, employ other people or are in charge of work premises, you have a duty to report and keep records of certain types of incident or accident at work as required by RIDDOR, the Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995. This guide explains your legal duties, the sorts of problems you must report and the records you must keep. »