mobiles at petrol stations – I knew it!!
Researchers at the University of Kent have just released details of their study into mobile use/safety on petrol station forecourts.
In the last eleven years there have been 243 petrol station fires worldwide attributed to mobiles… (wait… read on…) But according to a paper by Dr Adam Burgess, not a single one was actually caused by a spark from a mobile.
According to investigations by oil company BP, in many cases static electricity discharging from a person created the spark that triggered the blaze.
Static kills, not mobiles… always knew it was a bullpoo warning. Quick lets ban mohair jumpers and pastic macs!!
Oh yeah another one that snuck under the radar, apart from in certain areas (ie ICU) mobile use in hospitals is about to be un-banned – you read it first here kids…