Why French Kids Don’t Have ADHD, and Why You Should Care | JEWSNEWS

In the United States, at least 9 percent of school-aged children have been diagnosed with ADHD, and are taking pharmaceutical medications. In France, the percentage of kids diagnosed and medicated for ADHD is less than .5 percent. How has the epidemic of ADHD—firmly established in the U.S.

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I apologise for news.com.au. We should be better than Fairfax

Yet

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cut the crap, not the CO2 … | pindanpost

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TURC ACT CFMEU hearing getting underway in Sydney – Michael Smith News

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OneHitWonder said…

I worked in the manufacturing industry for the first ten years of my working life (yeah so a loooong time ago) and for about half of them I was on the shop floor. I couldn’t enumerate the number of safety issues that were always present – but NONE of them were management initiated, they were all the result of workers, including myself, taking short cuts (as people DO). In fact we were ALWAYS being berated by management over safety issues because a major issue was catastrophic to the work process (and I am sure they had the welfare of the workers in mind as well). One thing I remember circumventing very often was the MANAGEMENT edict to wear my long blond (NOT blonde!) hair (yes it was the early 70s – TMI?) in a net whilst using a rotating machine (like a pillar drill).

I don’t want to give the impression that the management of the company I worked for were angels, I hold no affection for them what-so-ever – they were tough beyond being fair.

Given that I am surprised that no one has ventured to suggest that these “safety issues” weren’t deliberately implemented by on site workers, under the *guidance* of the CFMEU, to give the CFMEU the catalyst for a site invasion leading to subsequent nefarious deeds like blackmail.

Given that owners and management have as yet not made that claim (AFAIAA) I suppose it must not be so, but given MY experience I would regard that scenario as being more than possible, maybe even plausible?.

Murphie said in reply to john greybeard…

We have to hand the ‘play of the day’ award to Adam Morison.

He initially extracted from Zac Smith that safety was the number 1 priority of the CFMEU. Then that Zac had been conducting CFMEU on site safety inspections since 2012. Normally, only on concrete pour days!

Then Morison hit Zac with his coup de grâce.
Zac whilst sitting in the witness still had no formal safety management training qualifications. In fact Zac at present had not even attended his first class room session on any safety management training program!

Anne said in reply to Murphie…

Haha wasn’t that a classic…first class tomorrow!

bella said in reply to Murphie…

That was such a beautiful moment especially as Agius and I believe even the Commish told Morrison that he had already stated that he (Smith) had enrolled in ‘elf and safety course. It called for Morrison to ask when?
“First day tomorrow” came the answer. LOL

Business Battler said…

something that just springs to mind reading the posts is if these guys are so dedicated and accredited to monitor safety on the sites why are they not held accountable if there is an accident on a site they recently INSPECTED if that is what they do?

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TURC ACT CFMEU hearing getting underway in Sydney – Michael Smith News

Source: TURC ACT CFMEU hearing getting underway in Sydney – Michael Smith News

Murphie said in reply to john greybeard…

We have to hand the ‘play of the day’ award to Adam Morison.

He initially extracted from Zac Smith that safety was the number 1 priority of the CFMEU. Then that Zac had been conducting CFMEU on site safety inspections since 2012. Normally, only on concrete pour days!

Then Morison hit Zac with his coup de grâce.
Zac whilst sitting in the witness still had no formal safety management training qualifications. In fact Zac at present had not even attended his first class room session on any safety management training program!

 

 

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Fairfax reports police to charge most senior CFMEU chiefs – Setka’s used to it, his tally is 60 criminal charges and counting – Michael Smith News

Source: Fairfax reports police to charge most senior CFMEU chiefs – Setka’s used to it, his tally is 60 criminal charges and counting – Michael Smith News

Bob the Builder said…

Having worked in the construction industry my entire career (30yrs) I can honestly say the unions are nothing more than an organised crime syndicates. I am surprised that anyone see’s this as something new or surprising. Labor not only allow it to happen but actually breed these enterprises. Nothing will come of the RC because the issue is so big and so many people in powerful positions have their hand in the bag of money that it would be an embarrassment to the Nation if everything came out. We all know that Labor harbours and helps the unions….yet Qld voted them into government….shows how many people will want it to just go away. A certain construction company stopped their inquiry of it’s managements side agreements rather than have share prices and investor confidence plummet….we’ll see what happens and how far it goes before it gets quashed.

 

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A reality check for the bullies | Daily Telegraph Miranda Devine Blog

Source: A reality check for the bullies | Daily Telegraph Miranda Devine Blog

How many complaints to assorted government agencies are treated the same way? It would appear that complaints only become formal when those with the complaint deliver it with enough force.

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