Monday, April 2, 2012
I hate board meetings but every now and then there is something in one that makes you wonder. The medical center has been having two new problems. The first is that the toilets are only rated to 450 pounds. Apparently, this is not enough as many are breaking due to patients exceeding the load carrying ability. The second is that a family member of a patient who is over 500 pounds not only broke the toilet but got his leg stuck between the remaining porcelain and the wall. He of course has lawyered up and filed an intent to sue. So, at the board meeting we have to find a way to rebuild all the toilets in the center not to mention find a way to cut somewhere to pay for them. In my usual not helpful way I asked just how they were going to identify which toilets were up to the task. After many suggestions and interesting door micrograms the medical center attorneys said we should just call them bariatric toilets.