Obesity & How It Affects The Outcome In Collisions Involving An Obese Driver or Passengers.

1 March, 2017

Obesity & How It Affects The Outcome In Collisions Involving An Obese Driver or Passengers.

 

By Chris Jarratt of Bariquins (Mar 2017)

 

            I recently tweeted on the @bariquins account an article about crash test dummies becoming larger to mimic the increasing number of drivers and passengers suffering from obesity. That reminded me of some research that I had previously found.

The research concerned a study which concluded that obese drivers were more likely to die in road traffic collisions. Statistics were gathered from fatal collisions between 1999 and 2012 in America. Althoug…

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Obesity in the Middle East

1 February, 2017

 

Obesity in the Middle East

 

By Chris Jarratt of Bariquins (February 2017)

To continue with a look at the frequency of obesity around the world (I’ve already covered Europe and the American states), I thought that this month that I would concentrate on the Middle Eastern countries which incorporates the Gulf states too. In general, the term ‘Middle East’ covers the area from Turkey, Cyprus and Egypt in the west of the region, to Iran and Oman on the eastern side. North to south, it stretches from Turkey and Iran, down to Yemen. Sometimes, other countries are included in the group but for our…

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New Year, New Start for Bariquins

4 January, 2017

New Year, New Start for Bariquins

 

By Chris Jarratt of Bariquins (January 2017)

 

Just a brief blog for the start of 2017. As the New Year starts, Bariquins are in the midst of a slight change of accommodation. We're moving Barry and Benny.

 

We’re still based in the same place but with a minor change of address. Our website will be updated in due course but the new details are below.

 

Our suite number is now

379

 

We’re taking this chance to move to a unit with better facilities for our needs. We thought that we would also take the opportunity to upgrade our phone line. We’re going VOIP!

O…

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Unusual Ways of Rescuing People Suffering From Obesity

7 December, 2016

 

Unusual Ways of Rescuing People Suffering From Obesity

 

By Chris Jarratt of Bariquins (December 2016)

 

            ‘Tis the season of goodwill. It’s just a shame that there’s only a season of it, rather than continuing forever. So, as it is that time of year, this month I’m going to look at some of the less-than-flattering ways of moving plus-size people. That said, it really is a case of ‘necessity being the mother of invention’.

 

 

            Even when a Fire Service has the forethought to equip themselves properly, as Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service has with their purchase of a …

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