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Site User - 14/02/2019 12:11:15
Hi! I am a Graduated Structural Engineer. I am working in my company now over a year. When I start to work another member of our team (near Chartered) was checking my design after me, but after 6 months nobody does anymore. Is it common?
I still feel so inconfident, some things I know how to do but how I can be sure that it is 100% right? 
Is there any rule that structural design should be checked twice or something like that?

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