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Elf and safety

BBC: Schools switching to clip-on ties

The emergence of clip-on ties is part of a growing sensitivity towards health and safety, says the association, along with modifications such as high-visibility trimming on scarves.

Clip-on ties take away the risk of pupils having accidents with their knotted ties.

Schools have raised concerns about ties catching fire in science lessons, getting trapped in technology equipment or ties getting caught when pupils were running.

Generations of school boys have been imperilled. It's about time they did something about it.

{2009.05.16 - 07:04}


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