Health and Safety Alert

Attention the good people of England, the police would like to inform you that it’s not wise to put wire mesh on your garden shed windows because a burglar might get injured and sue your sorry ass. Many locals in Kent and Surrey have been placing wire mesh over the windows for reinforcement after a spate of burglaries in which power tools, lawnmowers and bikes have been nicked. This has prompted police to warn them that if a crim gets hurt on the wire they could sue  for compo. Hmm, so maybe the locals should put a welcome mat outside the shed and leave the door open. Oh wait, the thief might trip over the mat and get hit by the door on the way out! Friggin Nanny State!


Filed under All That Is Wrong With The World, Friggin Nanny State, I'm Just Saying !, Well I Never

8 responses to “Health and Safety Alert

  1. How bout booby trap it so they get maimed just enough that they are too incapasitated to sue?

  2. megagetoverit

    put the mesh up and run 240 volts through it…turn the window into a human fly zapper…… nothing left to sue you..problem solved ….next

  3. Fairy Face

    I’m surprised they haven’t advised the poeple to install a “sensor light”. Geez these burglars shouldn’t have to stumble around in the dark looking for you best power tools. Mark everything clearly so that he knows what’s what. That’s not too much to ask is it lol?

  4. spilledinkguy

    What a relief! They didn’t mention anything about concertina wire, did they?! 🙂

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