I think I have a mid-80s vintage can of nitromors in the garage, perhaps I should put it on ebay...
Things that were better before health and safety ruined them?
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Mine won't stay running when you empty the grassbox.
Pain in the butt.
Manufactures probably worried about the advantages of users still having two hands after cutting the grass?
toolstation, all staff must wear gloves at all times, even trying to get money out of the till, was bad enough now thyre told not to carry anything, even a box of screws must be transported in a noisy plastic tub on nylon wheels, that you cant hear what is being said over the noise and the radio.
Fit rubber wheels.
Its called "paint brush restorer" these days, but you can still get it.
We did some work for a roofer who "didnt believe in elf and safety, its all twaddle, i dont need scaffolding". the following visit we did he had fallen out of his van and bust his leg. I pointed out that ANY height you can fall from comes under working at height regs. He didnt get it.
Why do Tool station staff have to wear gloves?
incase .they injure their hands putting dangerous tools into plastic bags for us customers.
They seriously should have cup holders for the free tea and soup they have sometimes, very hot.
Trichloroethylene degreasing plants.
Hods (for carrying bricks).
Twin tub washing machines, where the spinner used to carry on after the lid went up.!!!
Train doors with drop down windows. Nowt like arriving at Euston with a 100mph hair style.
Terracing at football grounds.
The odd ruckus at away games. (Not 10 on to one, mercilessly stamping some poor sod to death).
You been in the Chester branch project, the coffee is like lava!. I get it, buy stuff and then sit in the car for an hour waiting for it to cool!!
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