The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 53 (1975) > Issues > Issue 10 > Open Discussion on Building Control After the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 by R.M. Silber
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Open Discussion on Building Control After the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 by R.M. Silber

History and its lessons Despite the interesting history of building control going back at least 800 years, I doubt whether it has much relevance in projecting the future. In this instance history merely explains evolution which has resulted in present-day procedure, but I do not think this understanding assists us in devising a system for the future.