Who is most at risk of electrical burns? •    In the workplace, electricians are most at risk of suffering injuries related to electricity. •    In the household, young children are most at risk of injury through electricity. •    Electrical burns can be caused by anything with an electric current from plug sockets to live wires

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Much student accommodation is powered by electricity, not gas, due to the risk of any incidents arising- whether it be a maintenance fault, or students failing to use appliances safely (i.e. leaving the gas on). In Halls of Residence, electric cookers, boilers and so on are often used for this reason- first year students living

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What is asbestos? Asbestos is a naturally occurring fibrous material and has been used for about 150 years on a large scale. It is versatile, plentiful and ideal as a fire-proofing and insulation material. But it can be deadly! The three main types of asbestos that have been used commercially are: -Crocidolite (blue) -Amosite (brown)

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What’s the fuss? Chemical burns are a common workplace risk, yet some are more harmful than others. Hydroflouric acid (HF) is one of the strongest inorganic acids, so contact with a small amount of HF can be deadly- burn covering only 2.5% of your body surface area is enough to cause death. Pain is not

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