The effect of gravity on safety Weighing the odds of a collapse

Tower of Pisa

 

 

“Gravity is a contributing factor in nearly 73 percent of all accidents involving falling objects. ” Dave Barry

 

The dire effects of a large delivery truck ramming itself into a safety post meant to hold up a structure and not battle the weight and force of a speeding vehicle.

Sometimes in life you have to concede to the fact that an out of control delivery truck will wreak a considerable amount of physical damage to the barricades that are meant to support a roof’s weight and not absorb the force of the speeding vehicle. In this case gravity stacked the odds in favor of a potential collapse that happily did not occur.

 

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Quote of the week: "If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.-- Frank Herbert quotes .

2 Comments on The effect of gravity on safety Weighing the odds of a collapse

  1. Gravity adds great weight to all of us…it keeps me grounded 🙂 Great article. Loved reading it. Thanks for a great post. Yaz

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