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In praise of all the delivery drivers, pickers, truck drivers, and anyone working to supply us

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by Brunneria, Mar 19, 2020.

  1. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    Those customers should be given an ASBO
     
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  2. Rustytypin

    Rustytypin Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday I thanked the lady on the supermarket checkout for coming into work, she was very pleased. I was rewarded with a big smile from her. Every little helps! (No it wasn’t that supermarket)
     
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  3. poemagraphic

    poemagraphic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Please remember to wear gloves when you bring your bin in as you need to be aware of the potential contamination. (Please people, no snide remarks about my posting re.gloves.) Both that and this post are important.

    I must echo everything Brunneria has said... Please remember them.
     
  4. ringi

    ringi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Personally I rather wash my hands well then use gloves unless for practical reasons I can't wash my hands quickly enough. The issue with gloves is that few people can remove them in a safe way and unless the gloves are dispose, the risk remains on the gloves and you will touch them when you put them on again.
     
  5. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    We as asked by our local council cleaned and disinfected the bins handles top and outside before putting the bins out and did wear gloves when bringing them in.

    gloves are not that hard to remove quickly and safely disposed of in a container I have set aside for that purpose.
     
  6. Peter03

    Peter03 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes a big thankyou to all delivery driver's and all the people still working through out the world, I think that covers it or maybe not.
     
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    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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  8. poemagraphic

    poemagraphic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That is perfectly fine John and the correct thing we all should be doing... Better safe than sorry as my dear Father used to say.
    Po
     
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  9. JohnEGreen

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    Don't forget you can wash your hands while wearing medical type gloves we used to do that sometimes while treating patients in clinic.
     
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  10. poemagraphic

    poemagraphic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Indeed.
     
  11. VashtiB

    VashtiB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Another person thankful for this thread. For all the horrible stories you read about hoarding an fighting there are so many unsung heroes working hard to make our lives better. I think we learn about the things we take for granted. Hopefully we can learn always to be grateful for all we have and for those people in non glamorous jobs who make our lives better in so many ways.
     
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    Hi John,
    Its still possible to get these blue plastic disposable gloves off ebay.
    The ones I got I need to use baby powder to put on.
    They sell them by the 100 and just last me one use.
    D.
     
  13. lindisfel

    lindisfel · Well-Known Member

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    Why cant junk mail be a crime under the present conditions. They are exposing postal workers and the public to unnecessary contact with cross contamination.
    The post sent should be absolutely necessary.
    D.
     
  14. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Huge thanks to all the drivers, loaders and everyone who delivers , stock shelves and work on checkouts.To butchers, millers, cheese makers and farmers and everyone who helps. I've always thanked anyone who helped me and find now that it is really appreciated.
    Thanks @Brunneria too
     
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  15. Tophat1900

    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    These drivers are the life line.... we'd be in some serious trouble without em. Really hope they stay as healthy as they can throughout this ordeal. Along with everyone else of course.
     
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