Clear and to the Point

27 August, 2013

How much detail can you add?

Filed under: communication,safety — monado @ 13:21
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This is an example of parking signs that have reached, or perhaps passed, their level of understandable complexity. What do you think? Is this suitable for the general public?

A complex farrago of no parking rules

Parking signs

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20 November, 2009

The dangers of uniformity

Filed under: safety — monado @ 23:00
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Did you know that in medical supplies, saline solution for blood volume and potassium chloride solution (which is poisonous except under special circumstances) are packaged in identical bags with nearly identical black & white labels marked “SODIUM CHLORIDE NaCl” and “POTASSIUM CHLORIDE KCl”? Not too surprisingly, nurses sometimes give the wrong one.

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