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How Were Inmates Able to Break the Glass at a St. Louis Jail?

A group of more than 100 inmates at the City Justice Center in St. Louis escaped their cells and broke windows amid a protest of the jail’s conditions on Saturday. Images show the inmates, dressed in yellow uniforms, standing behind … Continue reading

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Glass Table Injury Study Prompts Widespread Media Coverage

An article published by The American Journal of Surgery titled Glass Table Injuries: A Silent Public Health Problem, explains how broken glass tables can cause life-threatening injuries. The results of this research are being publicized by several media outlets, bringing … Continue reading

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How to Determine the Cause of Glass Failures

Glass breakage happens for many reasons and determining those reasons is an important step in preventing future breakage. That’s why Arup held a webinar titled, “Broken Glass: How and Why to Find the Origin of Failure Among the Fragments.” Graham … Continue reading

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Glass Companies Help Businesses Recover, Prepare Amid Protests

Glass companies throughout the U.S. have been busy over the past week repairing broken glass and boarding up storefronts for businesses in areas impacted by protests over the death of George Floyd, who died last week in police custody. One … Continue reading

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NYC Doorman Dies in Glass Door Accident

A 59-year-old New York City man died Thursday after falling through a glass door while shoveling snow in front of the building where he worked as a doorman. The New York City Police Department reported Miguel Gonzalez was shoveling the … Continue reading

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