November 27, 2013 By John Hargaden
As is sadly too often the case, in Ireland, things aren’t always done by the book. This photo was taken outside an office building in Cork, where two workers attempt to change a lightbulb.
A ladder is perched on a pallet that has been elevated to the maximum height of the forklift below – not exactly a textbook method of changing a bulb located a fair distance up a light pole.
Last year, 48 people lost their lives in the workplace, and statistics up to Nov 25th this year have recorded 43 workplace fatalities.
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