Safety in the Garden


Health Effects of Gardening Explored in Uni’s Motion Capture Lab

The design of gardening tools and their effect on the physical health of gardeners were explored by Coventry University and the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) this week as part of a joint study the two organisations are carrying out. Professional and amateur gardeners of all ages visited the University’s state of the art motion capture lab on Wednesday, where experts in the School of Art and Design monitored them performing activities such as digging, pruning and mowing.. Coventry’s 12-camera motion […]


Barbecue Safety

One of the main activities of the summer is barbecuing and there’s nothing better than sitting out in the sun with a cold drink and some delicious hot food! Barbecue food usually consists mainly of meat and often in large quantities. It is also often prepared by people who do not regularly cook such food and so are not always aware of the amount of time needed to ensure the meat is cooked safely.


Poisonous Plants 2

Most of the plants you grow are perfectly safe but it is advisable to see that all steps are taken to ensure that you and your family are safe from harm. This is particularly important when it comes to children and animals.