Posts Tagged ‘construction’

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Construction Equipment Liability: Misused and Defective Products—An Interview with Tyler Schwein, Pie Forensic Specialist

  Warnings about the dangers posed by misused and defective construction products are on the rise. Some of the products are inherently dangerous by their design, and may not include effective means to protect, educate, or warn users. By failing to do so, tool manufacturers unnecessarily put both people and property at risk, oftentimes with […]

Case Studies: Inadequate Bracing During Construction

Pie was retained to determine the cause of a roof truss failure at a retail building that was under construction.  The contractor alleged that a gust of wind caused the roof system to fail over a holiday weekend. We conducted an observation and took measurements at the site and reviewed the construction documents.  Based on […]