As part of their campaign to demystify health and safety for small, low risk businesses, HSE have launched yet more new guidance, giving in a nutshell the top things a business has to do to comply with health and safety law. It isn’t actually new as such, because HSE used to have … [Read more...] about Health and Safety Made Simple
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I was recently reading an article in RIDE magazine (December 2010 edition), reminding me of the risk of permanent hearing loss in motorcyclists. Motorcycle engines are largely exposed and normally rev at least twice as fast as car engines, so they generate a fair bit of noise … [Read more...] about The Risk of Hearing Impairment for Motorcyclists
Mobile learning is learning on the move. For many years it's been touted as a complete replacement for all other methods. It stands to reason, everyone fiddles uncontrollably with something, why not a mobile device? I think there's now a realisation that it isn't the total … [Read more...] about Mobile Learning – Just a Fad?
‘Pedagogy’ is a word used by educationalists to describe the profession of teaching. Whenever I teach, I’m reminded of what’s important in the classroom. There’s a real temptation to overuse modern technology (I speak relatively here, though perhaps not quite Einsteinian). … [Read more...] about Pedagogy or Technology – Who is in The Driving Seat?
There has been a good deal in the media recently about the troubles of Toyota and Honda. They’re two car manufacturers synonymous with high quality, safety and reliability. Toyota (including the Lexus brand) has had problems with sticking accelerator pedals in quite a few models … [Read more...] about The Real Cost of Car Safety Recalls