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Meet the Experts: Q & A with Gary Woodall, P.E., CFEI

Q: What are the most common misconceptions people have about electricity? GW: I think one of the big issues is that because people can’t see electricity, they have a hard time understanding what it is.  Also, most people don’t realize that it doesn’t take much electrical current to kill a person—just 10 milliamps will prevent a person from letting go of an …

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Case Study: Robot aids fire department’s investigation

Donan’s Packbot, Scio Surveyor 7, aided the Louisville Fire Department in their investigation of a massive fire that broke out on historic West Main Street in downtown Louisville.  Named “Whiskey Row,” these buildings are the second largest collection of cast-iron facades in the U.S.—second only to New York City’s Soho district. This case study provides a look at how the technology …

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New! Tales from the Field, July 2015

This is a monthly segment that appears in Donan’s eNews. This feature will put some fun and entertainment into forensics. We hope you enjoy! If you do not currently receive our monthly eNews, sign up here! What I learned about life from forensic investigation… Plumbing components always know when the insured is out of town and will wait until then …

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Industry Updates from Around the Web, July 2015

            Here are 12 ways to protect your life and property from a landslide                 The Really Big One               North American insured Cat losses total $8B so far in 2015                 Drone Wars: Airspace …