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Weight calculation error behind Tokyo construction site accident


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See my old teacher Mr. Gibbs was right. Math is important.

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A very sad and avoidable accident led to the deaths of two workers.

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There must be a big engineering mistake in the weight calculations. They are supposed to hava a factor of safety to handle more weight than the total weight of the material.

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Mistakes happen, construction work has always been hazardous. Get it right, make it right, and move on !

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