Saturday, April 29, 2006
Health and Safety - 2
Investigating the hole a bit more closely showed it to be occupied as the next photo shows. I still don't fully comprehend why people aren't as concerned about their own welfare as I would be in their situation.
Anyone who spends a lot of time in China will see so many occasions when people are needlessly putting their life on the line like this.
The scariest have been things like watching people smash up a wall with a sledgehammer whilst they're standing on the wall and with people people oxy-acetylene cutting above them spraying them with boiling metal.
Even simple tasks like cleaning windows can't be achieved without some degree of life-threateningness.