In my job with the London Fire Service health & Safety plays a major part in every day life, and long may this continue.
Since joining the EU this is also being strongly promoted throughout the Maltese islands particularly within construction.
In a report from a survey (2002) in Malta & Gozo it was found that during the period 1993 to 2000 there were 61 fatalities within the workplace of these 49% were as a result of a fall from height.
Now this is all very interesting if you are into health & safety, or indeed statistics.
These people are working three floors above ground level, amazingly there is a young boy helping the gentleman, he appears to be about 10 years of age.
Actions have consequences...first rule of life. And the second rule is this - you are the only one responsible for your own actions.