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Don't press the big red buttom on the wall!
- Subject: Don't press the big red buttom on the wall!
- From: eric.kuhnke at gmail.com (Eric Kuhnke)
- Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:25:08 -0700
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If public transit operators can put a breakable plexiglass shield over the
emergency door opening handle, on every bus, it's not a very high technical
On Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 2:51 PM, Sean Donelan <sean at donelan.com> wrote:
> See that big red button on the wall under the sign "Do Not Push This
> DC 911 outage caused by contractor error
> WASHINGTON ? D.C. is now operating two separate 911 centers after a power
> outage caused by human error left the nation?s capital without any
> emergency phone service for almost an hour on a busy weekend night.
> A contractor working Saturday night inadvertently pulled an emergency
> power shut off switch that cut electricity to the 911 phone system and a
> call routing system at the District?s Unified Communications Center, said
> the center?s Director Karima Holmes.
> ?Unfortunately because it was human error we weren?t prepared for it,?
> Holmes said.