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Engineers, What’s the Most Ridiculous Idiot-Proofing You’ve Had to Do? People Spoke Up.

Engineers, What’s the Most Ridiculous Idiot-Proofing You’ve Had to Do? People Spoke Up.

AskReddit users who work as engineers talked about the most ridiculous idiot-proofing they’ve had to do at work. Someone put in a ticket for a malfunctioned computer on wheels and I found the power cord was frayed. Couple hours later I get a ticket for another COW with frayed power cord sparking. “Years ago I worked as a building engineer (glorified maintenance man) for an office building that had endless complaints about the AC/Heater not working. Then I let them change the temp on the old t-stat all they wanted while I programed the real one in my office to our building standards.

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