preparedness
Sep 13. 2018

Traditional Bolting of Server Cabinets Does't Work for Earthquake Protection

Traditional Bolting of Server Cabinets Does't Work for Earthquake Protection While there have been major advancements in earthquake early warning systems, they only give you a few seconds to get ready for the coming quake. Buildings and homes will still be destroyed, and the early warning systems provide enough time for people to get to safety. These systems are still not common in the ...

author: WorkSafe

preparedness
Aug 20. 2018

What is the Section 179 Deduction?

  What is the Section 179 Deduction?  Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment and/or software purchased or financed during the tax year. That means that if you buy (or lease) a piece of qualifying equipment, you can deduct the FULL purchase ...

author: WorkSafe

Risk
Jun 28. 2018

12 Major Cities Where Your Company’s Data Center is at Risk of an Earthquake – Some may Surprise you!

12 Major Cities Where Your Company’s Data Center is at Risk of an Earthquake – Some may Surprise you It seems you can’t turn on the television these days without seeing coverage of natural disaster happening somewhere on Earth. Whether it’s a hurricane sweeping through the southern United States, or earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis causing mass casualties in a nation ...

author: Ryan Hubbard

Risk
Jun 22. 2018

Could the recent Japan earthquake trigger a large Osaka quake?

Could the recent Japan earthquake trigger a large Osaka quake? The 17 June 2018 M=6.1 earthquake that struck 9 miles northeast of Osaka continues to produce aftershocks and raise concerns about whether it could trigger larger earthquakes on either of two major active faults. Ruptures on either fault ...

author: Temblor.net

Risk
Apr 18. 2018

USGS forecasts 400 fires, 20,000 people trapped in elevators, 400,000 homeless in East Bay earthquake

USGS forecasts 400 fires, 20,000 people trapped in elevators, 400,000 homeless in East Bay earthquake At 4:18 p.m. today, a M=7.0 earthquake will tear across the East Bay. The quake’s epicenter will be just east of downtown Oakland along the Hayward Fault. Shaking will be felt across the entire Bay Area, and in many areas, it will be strong enough to destroy ...

author: Ryan Hubbard

Risk
Apr 10. 2018

Here's What Will Happen After a Huge Earthquake Inevitably Hits California

Here's What Will Happen After a Huge Earthquake Inevitably Hits California Nobody knows when "The Big One" is going to hit California, but here's how experts think it will play out when it does. California is the land of beaches, mountains, and all the legal marijuana you can stomach. It’s also, inconveniently, a dangerous minefield riddled with nasty fault lines that ...

author: Ryan Hubbard

Risk
Mar 26. 2018

There Hasn’t Been a Major Earthquake in Northern California in Nearly Thirty Years

There Hasn’t Been a Major Earthquake in Northern California in Nearly Thirty Years At 5:04pm on October 17th, 1989 the Loma Prieta earthquake struck the San Francisco Bay area a few minutes before the Giants were to face the Athletics in game 3 of the World Series. The world has changed a lot since then. From the proliferation of mobile phones, to the growth of email to ...

author: Ryan Hubbard

Risk
Jan 11. 2018

Largest Hayward Fault earthquake since 1981

Largest Hayward Fault earthquake since 1981 Last night, at 2:39 a.m. local time, a M=4.4 earthquake struck along the Hayward Fault underneath the city of Berkeley. The quake was felt throughout the entire Bay Area, and by noon today, over 35,000 people had filled ...

author: Ryan Hubbard