The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 40 (1962) > Issues > Issue 2 > Accidents on Construction Work with special reference to Failures during Erection or Demolition
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Accidents on Construction Work with special reference to Failures during Erection or Demolition

Each year there are many thousands of serious accidents on construction work ; all are costly in time, money and materials. Some are due to structural failure of both steel and reinforced concrete; the examples described show that these accidents could have been prevented in planning and supervision of erection and that the structural engineer can ensure that this is done. W.D. Short

Author(s): Short, W D

Keywords: failures;erecting;demolition;accidents;safety;preventing;planning;management