Stay or go? Deadly London fire puts scrutiny on high-rise rule

Jun 18, 2017

Stay or go? Deadly London fire puts scrutiny on high-rise rule

A catastrophic blaze at a London apartment tower has brought new scrutiny to a long-accepted, counterintuitive rule for people in tall buildings: If the blaze breaks out elsewhere in the structure, don’t automatically run for the stairs. Stay put and wait for instructions. That ...

Jun 18, 2017

Another radiation exposure accident

A radiation exposure accident in Oarai, Ibaraki, highlights once again the lack of safety consciousness on the part of the Japan Atomic Energy Agency and its predecessor.

Anger boils over as death toll in London tower block fire hits 30

Jun 17, 2017

Anger boils over as death toll in London tower block fire hits 30

Angry London residents heckled Prime Minister Theresa May and stormed local authority headquarters Friday as they demanded justice for the victims of a tower block fire that left 30 people dead, with dozens more unaccounted for. May was criticized for avoiding locals when she ...