Safety. What If.

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Emulated
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Safety. What If.

Post by Emulated » Sun Mar 08, 2009 6:53 pm

My garden is terraced. At the top is the patio with an adjacent fish pond, level with the patio. As the dog wandered off the patio into the fish pond I thought I should fence it. I was concerned in case a visitor did the same thing.
Then I thought, what if someone wandered to the edge of the upper terraced part and fell the 3 ft to the slabs below. I guess I would be responsible and insurance would claim I never took reasonable precautions. So thats £1K spent on a just in case scenario.
I think What If works out cheaper and Could Be is cheaper Still.

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Re: Safety. What If.

Post by Dhmellor » Mon Mar 09, 2009 3:01 pm

Emulated wrote:I think What If works out cheaper and Could Be is cheaper Still.
And then I Think, What if I have another Vodka and Tonic-ic-ic? Consternoon Afterble! I don't Mind if I Do! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Safety. What If.

Post by WILL*REMAIN*STRONG » Mon Mar 09, 2009 3:23 pm

OH LORD WON'T SOMEONE THINK ABOUT THE POOR FISH!!!!!!!! :lol:

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Post by hippygirl » Mon Mar 09, 2009 5:33 pm

As the dog wandered off the patio into the fish pond I thought I should fence it.
What If the dog decides to make a claim...or Could (I) Be barking up the wrong tree? :roll: :)

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Post by Stoday » Tue Mar 10, 2009 6:06 am

You should have complied with part K of the Building Regulations.

The officially approved guidance says you should have guarding "to prevent people from being injured from falling from a height of more than 600mm..."

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