Jay Peters

Clothes make the tradesman

I have been on a lifelong quest to find the perfect work attire. My wardrobe over the the years has changed, with the styles of course. At one point I wore the work shorts similar to Lieutenant Jim Dangle on Reno 911. Hey, they worked in hot humid weather and were easy to launder. Your Read More

In 2006, the British Medical Journal (BMJ) asked over 11,000 of its subscribers to vote on the world’s greatest medical breakthrough since its inception issue in 1840. Imagine the successes in the field of health and safety over the last century and a half. The list is a pretty amazing inventory of accomplishments for the Read More

Polar Bears vs. Children?

“Mr. Celebrity: Are Polar Bears More Important than Children?” Sure, the weather has changed and odd things are happening around the world. Haven’t you seen the sad but serene vision of the polar bear mother with her cub slowly floating out on the chunk of separated ice into oblivion? Despite the fact that the polar Read More

By Jay Peters, Principal Advisor, Codes and Standards International An interesting concept — and most people believe that’s the case — but is it a fact? In reality, the only real test that is effective has proven to be time itself. Many products have been introduced into buildings that were considered to be “the ultimate” building Read More

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