"“We have lent a huge amount of money to the U.S. Of course we are concerned about the safety of our assets. To be honest, I am definitely a little worried.” "

Chinese premier Wen Jiabao 12th March 2009

""We have a financial system that is run by private shareholders, managed by private institutions, and we'd like to do our best to preserve that system."

Timothy Geithner US Secretary of the Treasury, previously President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.1/3/2009

Friday, March 02, 2007

Dodgy petrol ? Get someone else to remove / change it.

Handy Notes about draining petrol from the Health & Safety at Work Executive ...don't smile at the idea of risk analysis ....

Just 3 examples of what has happened ...

Deceased was a director at a small garage. He was draining petrol from car tank into container in vehicle pit and was last seen kneeling by the car petrol filler.

Using employer's vehicle hoist over a weekend, a mechanic was replacing petrol tank sender unit for a friend. When sender unit loosened, several gallons of petrol poured out, soaking mechanic and was then ignited by a battery charger. He suffered 70 per cent burns.

A mechanic was draining car petrol tank in a workshop. Another employee was welding outside the workshop about 20 metres away. Petrol vapour ignited and flashed back to tank. The workshop and showroom were destroyed.

BEWARE petrol is a dangerous and highly inflammable substance.

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