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Someone doesn’t know how to butt out

By johnboy - 23 March 2012 29

burning bin

DeskMonkey has sent in this picture of a pretty solid bin fire outside of the DEEWR building.

Someone needs a bit more education.

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Someone doesn’t know how to butt out
p1 5:17 pm 23 Mar 12

DeskMonkey said :

p1 said :

DeskMonkey said :

They should have the bins with sand in the bottom so they can’t get stolen and when it’s due for clean, rake and re-sand.

Or half fill a bucket wit water…

OH &S…if they can’t butt it out imagine putting a bucket of water on front of people

So that’s why smoking is dangerous. You might drown?

DeskMonkey 4:56 pm 23 Mar 12

p1 said :

DeskMonkey said :

They should have the bins with sand in the bottom so they can’t get stolen and when it’s due for clean, rake and re-sand.

Or half fill a bucket wit water…

OH &S…if they can’t butt it out imagine putting a bucket of water on front of people

p1 4:11 pm 23 Mar 12

DeskMonkey said :

They should have the bins with sand in the bottom so they can’t get stolen and when it’s due for clean, rake and re-sand.

Or half fill a bucket wit water…

DeskMonkey 4:00 pm 23 Mar 12

amaroovian said :

Wily_Bear said :

Maybe the reason smokers do not use these bins because they are full of rubbish, with this the likely outcome? An ashtray might be more helpful

Not likely, when I was at DEWR/DEEWR, the cylindrical ashtrays nailed to the concrete columns outside 10 and 12 Mort St were frequently spewing smoke or catching ablaze. The security guard at 10 Mort had a full watering can under the desk permanently just so he could put out the fires every day. It was partly because they were not emptied frequently enough, and partly because people dumped their still alight butts in there without bothering to stub them out. Mind you those fires were never this spectacular and didn’t require the fire brigade.

They should have the bins with sand in the bottom so they can’t get stolen and when it’s due for clean, rake and re-sand.
It was a spectacular blaze with 3 fire extinguishers tried and failed…final resort water (funny that)

DeskMonkey 3:58 pm 23 Mar 12

bd84 said :

It’s at least the 5th time that bin has gone up in smoke from a cigarette butt since DEEWR moved into that building..

Actually it’s at least the 5th time THIS WEEK….I know I’ve counted…

amaroovian 3:51 pm 23 Mar 12

Wily_Bear said :

Maybe the reason smokers do not use these bins because they are full of rubbish, with this the likely outcome? An ashtray might be more helpful

Not likely, when I was at DEWR/DEEWR, the cylindrical ashtrays nailed to the concrete columns outside 10 and 12 Mort St were frequently spewing smoke or catching ablaze. The security guard at 10 Mort had a full watering can under the desk permanently just so he could put out the fires every day. It was partly because they were not emptied frequently enough, and partly because people dumped their still alight butts in there without bothering to stub them out. Mind you those fires were never this spectacular and didn’t require the fire brigade.

p1 3:41 pm 23 Mar 12

PBO said :

With any luck Peter Garret was actually mixing with his workers looking down from the executive thinking to himself:

How did I end up working in learning
How do I work while that bin is burning?

Did you light the bin just so you could use that line?

Wily_Bear 3:33 pm 23 Mar 12

James_Ryan said :

It makes a nice change that someone smoking outside that building uses the bin at all.

Maybe the reason smokers do not use these bins because they are full of rubbish, with this the likely outcome? An ashtray might be more helpful

bd84 3:21 pm 23 Mar 12

It’s at least the 5th time that bin has gone up in smoke from a cigarette butt since DEEWR moved into that building..

James_Ryan 3:14 pm 23 Mar 12

It makes a nice change that someone smoking outside that building uses the bin at all.

MonarchRepublic 2:59 pm 23 Mar 12

PBO said :

With any luck Peter Garret was actually mixing with his workers looking down from the executive thinking to himself:

How did I end up working in learning
How do I work while that bin is burning?

Hahahaha. Brilliant!

PBO 2:48 pm 23 Mar 12

With any luck Peter Garret was actually mixing with his workers looking down from the executive thinking to himself:

How did I end up working in learning
How do I work while that bin is burning?

EvanJames 2:37 pm 23 Mar 12

I think they are lunchtime joggers, not feral juveniles. Besides, the latter wouldn’t use the bin.

DeskMonkey 2:09 pm 23 Mar 12

Gantz said :

Look at the suspect juveniles standing at the back of the image….

…….rubber neckers

Gantz 2:04 pm 23 Mar 12

Look at the suspect juveniles standing at the back of the image….

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