One of the lessons I've learned at Lifehacker is that things which are seemingly obvious still come as news to many people. A case in point: Victorian Matthew Ward, who lost his job after demonstrating unsafe ways to drive a forklift and then posting the results on YouTube, as the Herald Sun reports. There's a lot of online chatter about how expectations of privacy have changed in a largely online world, but the rule "don't put evidence of workplace stupidity online" remains much the same — and, it seems, is still sometimes ignored.
Worker Sacked For Unsafe Behaviour Which He Filmed And Put On YouTube
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