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Construction Safety: Employer’s Responsibility Requires Adaptive Thinking

Construction Safety

Construction has long been one of the most dangerous occupations. For the year 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics recorded an average of over 21 deaths per week in…

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Sun Glare and the Circle Game … 180 Degrees Makes All the Difference!

Sunglare

Speed from video, tractor-trailer off-tracking, and sun glare are topics I enjoy writing about the most.  Sun glare is the topic of choice this time around. Recently, I picked up…

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Life in the Fast, Rectilinear Lane

Surveillance Video

Surveillance videos often distort what they capture, making the recorded events difficult to analyze with an untrained eye. Such distortions will make otherwise geometric straight lines and edges look unnaturally…

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More is Not Always Better: Sports Conditioning Caveats

A high school baseball coach organized a pre-season conditioning program for his team. The workout consisted of 4 sets of overhead to between leg “Dumbbell Swings, “Goblet Squats” and “Burpees”…

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Always, Always, Always… Start with the Physical Evidence

Skid Marks

As collision reconstruction engineers, we are charged with the task of applying the laws of physics to the physical evidence that remains following a collision to determine, if possible, how…

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Dunk the Straw

Dock at Lake

This was a tragic case where a young competitive swimmer drowned in a freshwater lake when he became entrapped under a dock. A beautiful private lake with many open water…

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Bus v. Motorcycle Collision: Synchronized Video Demonstrative

View from Bus Driver

When a surveillance camera captured an incident involving a school bus and motorcycle, the forensic science of videogrammetry and three-dimensional accident reconstruction helped determine the speeds of the vehicles and…

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TSA Announces New Members of the Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee

The Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee advises TSA Administrators on surface transportation security matters, including the development, refinement, and implementation of policies, programs, initiatives, rulemakings, and security directives pertaining to…

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Contract Formation, Construction Planning and the Impacts of Change on Your Construction Projects

Building Code COnstruction

With every case I work thousands and up to millions of dollars are put at risk primarily due to at least one of these three items.  Failure to read or…

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