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Archive for February 2013

Safety and the movies… Skyfall

February 26, 2013

By Matt King A series of circles fly in from the left. Then a man appears, walking along in another white circle before swiftly turning around, pointing a gun at the screen, as in the image above. Then he fires and blood fills the frame from the top down. And then… Bond. James Bond. Every […]

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Thinking before I play

February 22, 2013

By Theresa Trant The nerf dart is ready to go. I aim, slowly pull back my arm, take a deep breath, and throw! My dart goes wild, hitting a co-worker. Oops. I’m turning 52 this month and am the oldest member of the Heads Up team. In fact I’m the oldest by over 20 years; […]

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Love and the Workplace

February 15, 2013

By Matt King Two people meet each other. It could be anyone: a young guy working in an office, that girl who lives just round the corner. Maybe it’s the guy who always takes the stairs instead of the elevator, or the woman who always takes at least five IKEA pencils whenever she goes shopping […]

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Safety in the news… from far and wide.

February 12, 2013

By Lauren Smith Safety is sometimes the last thing on my mind when I’m busy at work, but the moment safety is jeopardized, it becomes an unavoidable issue. I’ve been working for over 10 years and in that time I’ve seen injuries from sliced fingers and severe burns to sprained wrists and ankles. In a […]

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“What? Sorry I didn’t hear you.”

February 8, 2013

By Theresa Trant “To the person sitting in the back, could you turn your music down? I can hear it up here.” That’s what the bus driver said this morning. Of course, the person listening to the loud music didn’t turn it down because he couldn’t hear the bus driver’s plea! And that got me […]

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