Re: Bombs in the Workplace

Subject: Re: Bombs in the Workplace
From: letoured -at- together -dot- net
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2002 10:23:00 -0400

In <124 -dot- 14b3472f -dot- 2a83d63c -at- aol -dot- com>, on 08/08/02
at 10:12 AM, Tuples -at- aol -dot- com said:

>I have been asked to write a short item about dealing with serious threats in
> the workplace. I almost decided that I was unqualified, but then it hit me.
>I had actual experience with this several years ago.

>We found an honest to goodness bomb in a locker. Management decided to have
>security move the item outdoors rather than evacuate the building and notify
>the bomb squad. So they carried it across the production floor to the exits.

>One supervisor mentioned that there was no need to evacuate because of the
>time it would take to restart some of the equipment we used.

>My problem is ethics. We were a division of a larger corporation so I am
>hesitant to mention the company. Personally, I do not think I should.

>Any comments?

I'd start by calling the FBI -- and let the chips fall where the fall. The
person who made that decision ought to be fired today.

letoured -at- together -dot- net

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