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Oct
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Explosion of Gaseous Fire Suppression System

posted on October 4, 2017 / IN Failure Analysis / 0 Comments

An air handling unit (hereinafter referred to as AHU) room is normally equipped with a gaseous fire suppression system which utilised INERGEN, which is a mixture of nitrogen, argon and carbon dioxide gases, stored gas cylinders.

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27
Sep
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Why did the crane fail?

posted on September 27, 2017 / IN Failure Analysis / 0 Comments

The operator of a Tower Crane was using it to lift up an object from the floor ground to the operator’s cabin. He noticed that the boom had deformed at the first and second sections when he exited from the cabin to retrieve the object.

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05
Sep
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Soil Sleuth

posted on September 5, 2017 / IN Forensic Investigation / 0 Comments

Referring to a real case that we handled back in the year 2008, soil evidence played an important role in solving this case. The case was about a vehicle sustained impact damage after the driver tried to avoid a motorcycle without headlamp.

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25
Aug
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Explosions (Dust Explosion)

posted on August 25, 2017 / IN Fire and Explosion Investigation / 0 Comments

Explosives are materials that produce violent chemical or nuclear reactions. Explosive material is a reactive substance that contains a great amount of potential energy that can produce an explosion and usually accompanied by light, heat, sound and pressure.

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16
Aug
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Signature Authorship Determination

posted on August 16, 2017 / IN Forensic Investigation / 0 Comments

The forensic team of Approved Forensics Sdn Bhd (AFSB) was approached to determine the authorship of signatures on agreement documents. Since the agreement involves legal transactions, clients required our service to determine if the signatures on the questioned documents and the reference documents are signed by the same person.

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09
Aug
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Lightning Investigation

posted on August 9, 2017 / IN Failure Analysis / Forensic Investigation / 0 Comments

A Reverse Angle Photo Finish Camera (RAPFC), located at the finishing post of a horse racing track, was reported to have failed. The incident was discovered by the operator when he noticed that the computer at the Stipes and Judge room failed to establish a connection to the RAPFC at the Finishing Post.

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02
Aug
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Fire Investigation to Restaurant

posted on August 2, 2017 / IN Fire and Explosion Investigation / 0 Comments

Approved Forensics Sdn Bhd (AFSB)'s Team received an assignment to investigate the origin of a fire involving 2 adjoining restaurants. Besides the cause fire, the client needed to conclusively ascertain the origin of the fire to establish liability.

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