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August 31, 2018 @ 4:12 PM

September 1, 2018

One of the reasons I started JCP Technical was to assist in disaster preparedness for the average people separate from Government programs, and to empower people to take care of themselves, their communities, and families.  Each year we have a series of posts detailing what YOU can do to prepare yourself for disasters.

What can you do?  

The government says that you should be preparing for disasters and have disaster supplies available for up to 96 hours after a disaster.  I divide it into three categories.

From short-term to long-term.  Fortunately most of us will only deal with short term emergencies from a fire, medical emergency, or weather event.  These disasters, seem to resolve ......

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August 8, 2018 @ 6:52 PM

August 9, 2018  Ladder Safety

We just went through this the second week in a row for one client. All step ladders and ladders need to have manufacturer's safety labels. I spoke to "Rose" from Werner and asked her for an instruction manual on how to use a step ladder or training materials. She stated that there is no instruction manual and that the ladder stickers and safety labels are the instruction manual. So please make sure you follow the instruction manual. In every accident that I've investigated involving a ladder, one of the first questions asked is if it had labels. If it didn't have labels the attorneys were able to limit the liability of the defendants by saying the ladders were not inspected and ......

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