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Pupils made to wear goggles to handle Blu Tack as health and safety reaches ‘ridiculous’ new heights

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Laura Clark
UK Daily Mail [1]
Friday, June 19, 2009

Children are being made to wear goggles before handling Blu Tack and are forbidden to run in the playground as a health and safety culture sweeps through schools.

A survey of nearly 600 teachers revealed the most restrictive rules being imposed in an attempt to avoid injuries and lawsuits.

Pupils at one school are forced to put on goggles before using Blu Tack to prevent them rubbing the common adhesive into their eyes.

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In another, teachers are given a five-page briefing note on the dangers of Pritt Stick before they may use it with their charges.

Generations of youngsters who made things out of empty egg boxes will be dismayed to learn that some schools have banned them for fear of salmonella poisoning.

And many teachers reported bans on footballs, snowball fights, conker games and running in the playground.

Nearly half of teachers and classroom assistants polled by Teachers TV believe health and safety regulations are holding children back at school.

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[1] UK Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1194055/Pupils-wear-goggles-handle-Blu-Tack-health-safety-reaches-ridiculous-new-heights.html

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[5] Warning – your child is unfit: Parents of pupils who fail school fitness tests to get letters from health police: http://www.prisonplanet.com/warning-your-child-is-unfit-parents-of-pupils-who-fail-school-fitness-tests-to-get-letters-from-health-police.html

[6] Health and safety snoops to enter family homes: http://www.prisonplanet.com/health-and-safety-snoops-to-enter-family-homes.html

[7] Teachers to spy on ‘suspicious’ pupils radicalised by Islamic extremists: http://www.prisonplanet.com/teachers-to-spy-on-suspicious-pupils-radicalised-by-islamic-extremists.html

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