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Question 20 September 2000

Banning open bladed knifes

Has any company banned or considered banning the use of open knife blades
and provided safety knives or other cutting tools as necessary.
Has anyone implemented such a policy and what were the major challenges in
so doing?


The following 5 companies answered this question:

  • Bayer
  • British Sugar
  • Thames Trains
  • Tyco Electronics
  • United Biscuits

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