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    JUST A BIT OF CHRISTMAS FUN

    Regulator guidance on the ‘Safe Singing of Festive Music’

     The PP Construction Safety News Desk is taking a break from Friday 18th December 2009 with normal service resuming on Monday 4th January 2010. 

    Best wishes to all our readers and many thanks for your support during 2009. Our final posting for this year concerns the hazard of ‘Festive Singing’.

    Stay safe by following this critical guidance:  

    While Shepherds Watched

    While shepherds watched their flocks by night

    All seated on the ground

    The angel of the Lord came down

    And glory shone around

    Due to heavy snow falls shepherds must watch their flocks via CCTV cameras from centrally heated shepherd observation posts. Before shining glory all around the angel of the Lord must confirm that glasses capable of filtering the harmful effects of UVA, UVB and Glory are worn.

    Jingle Bells

    Dashing through the snow

    In a one horse open sleigh

    O’er the fields we go

    Laughing all the way

    A risk assessment must be prepared before an open sleigh can be considered a safe vehicle for members of the public. The assessment should consider carefully the number of reindeer required if passengers are of larger proportions. Permission must be gained from landowners before entering their fields. 

    The Rocking Song

    Little Jesus, sweetly sleep, do not stir;

    We will lend a coat of fur,

    We will rock you, rock you, rock you,

    We will rock you, rock you, rock you:

    Fur is an inappropriate material due to risk of allergy. Faux fur, a cellular blanket or micro-fleece material should be considered. A Criminal Records Bureau check and enhanced clearance is now required to rock baby Jesus.

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