August 4, 2019

Are plantation shutters effective?

Robert Nader
Recent

The popularity of shutters is increasing again, but there are many different types available, and knowing the kind you want or need can be very difficult. One of the most popular versions is the plantation shutter, which is commonly known as a wooden shutter. This type of shutters should not be confused as in the natural white color, but in reality, they only have this in common.


The common question we ask is related to the origin of the plantation shutters. Most people wonder, are plantation shutters effective? Although it may seem obvious as soon as I tell you, it only emerges, as its name indicates from plantations. Any farm that grows cotton, sugar, or tobacco is known as a plantation.
It is always affected by the climate is what we can now refer to as “subtropical.” The summer months are scorching, while winter is still mild. The rainy season is a standard feature, and the combination of the weather means that traditional shutters will not be adequate and will lead to an increase or decrease in room temperature.


It is necessary to find an alternative, and this is where the plantation shutters townsville stand out. They are always mounted …

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August 4, 2019

Statistics Around Child Seats in Australia

Robert Nader
Recent

Incorrect use of child restraints

A research study funded by Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) has shown that children who are restrained incorrectly are up to seven times more likely to be seriously injured in a crash than children who are restrained correctly.

If parents and carers are unsure about how to fit a child restraint, they should visit an authorised fitting station to have the restraint installed by an expert. Recent research funded by RMS has shown children whose parents used an Authorised Restraint Fitting Station are nearly two times more likely to be correctly restrained than those who haven’t used the fitting station.

Types of incorrect use

Other research funded by RMS found that:

  • Overall, approximately 60% of children were incorrectly restrained.
  • Not all incorrect use was likely to have significantly increased injury risk, with approximately two thirds of incorrect use having a moderate to severely increased risk of injury.
  • Children using dedicated child restraints were more likely to be incorrectly using their restraint (84%) than seatbelt users (25%).
  • Child safety harnesses had a particularly high rate of serious incorrect use (100%).
  • A child restraint can be incorrectly used in multiple ways simultaneously. For example a very loose
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