The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 67 (1989) > Issues > Issue 17 > Codes of Practice - Sword or Shield?
Name of File 5238-67-17.pdf cached at 17/12/2017 12:15:20 - with 1 pages. pdfPath: E:\k9.istructe.org\CMS\webtest\files\ab\ab624975-d250-4a3d-87fb-38893617ad0a.pdf. thumbPath: E:\k9.istructe.org\CMS\webtest\files\pdfthumbs\ab624975-d250-4a3d-87fb-38893617ad0a_1.png. objDoc: 1 - True. objPreview.Log: . strFileName: ab624975-d250-4a3d-87fb-38893617ad0a_1.png

Members/subscribers must be logged in to view this article

Codes of Practice - Sword or Shield?

Codes of Practice have now been with us for many years, but their use provokes much argument these days among engineers. What is their true purpose? Are they supposed to be a safety net for the inexperienced, a pointer for the average, or an aide-memoire for the experienced? D. Waite