Re: Fw: Why do we put so many warnings in our manuals?

Subject: Re: Fw: Why do we put so many warnings in our manuals?
From: Tuples -at- aol -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 1 Aug 2002 05:43:42 EDT


In a message dated 7/31/02 10:28:02 PM Mountain Standard Time,
letoured -at- together -dot- net writes:

> >There is not a product made or service offered that couldn't be misused.
>
> >As for McDonalds, we all know the coffee is hot. It is just common sense
> that
> > it could conceivably burn you.
>
> You need to do some homework and find out the facts.
>

I did, for three groups that support the restaurant industry and for several
legal firms interested in keeping their clients protected from potential
suits.

14 years as a professional photographer specializing in liability suits.

Again, it is common sense that coffee is hot and again, there are no products
manufactured that can be completely free from misuse.

At one time, if you were stupid and misused some product, too bad for you.
These days, a lawsuit is a very real possibility for many manufacturers.

Bob


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