Forensic Evidence and Storage

Forensic Evidence and Storage

ASTM STANDARDS AND THE FORENSIC INVESTIGATION PROCESS The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), one of the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world, has two main technical committees focused on forensic science and forensic engineering issues. Committee E30 on Forensic Sciences has jurisdiction over seven standards that provide general guidance on conducting … Continue reading

Meet the Experts: Spotlight on Kevin Pruemer

Meet the Experts: Spotlight on Kevin Pruemer

Mr. Pruemer is an experienced leader and civil engineer with over 15 years of extensive design, project management, and construction experience in the fields of site development and infrastructure. He has successfully worked and permitted projects within various local, state, and federal jurisdictions including DOT, Army Corps of Engineers, and Water Management Districts. He is … Continue reading

Freezing Pipes

Freezing Pipes

Dr. Robert Hartwig, President of the I.I.I. and an economist noted that, “winter storm claims, including those associated with freezing and ice damage, accounted for 7.1 percent of all insured catastrophe losses between 1993 and 2012, placing it third behind hurricanes and tropical storms (40 percent) and tornadoes (36 percent) as the costliest natural disasters. … Continue reading

Holiday  Safety Isn’t Expensive, It’s Priceless

Holiday Safety Isn’t Expensive, It’s Priceless

While holiday decorating is all about adding fun, sparkle and warmth to the season, it’s important to remember that many of our favorite decorations carry the risk of fire or electrical injury if not used carefully. Findings from the Electrical Safety Foundation International consumer survey indicate that more than 86% of Americans decorate their homes … Continue reading