Comment: Folks, they can’t even use paperclips without hurting themselves. Do we really want these idiots picking our health care?
“Manchester NHS Trust officials made the decision to stop the use of the metal stationary item after a member of staff cut their finger using one.”
“In a memo to staff, it was warned that the use of metal fasteners was ‘prohibited’ and the offending clips must be ‘carefully disposed of immediately’.”
“‘Due to recent incidents, NHS Manchester has decided to immediately withdraw the use of metal paper fasteners,’ explained the memo featuring an accompanying picture of a paper clip – just to avoid any confusion.”
NHS health and safety chiefs ban ‘dangerous’ metal paper clips
Friday 3 Aug 2012