Author: The Institution of Structural Engineers' Health and Safety Panel
27 February 2013
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The Institution of Structural Engineers' Health and Safety Panel
Andrew Briggs considers the impact that short periods of inefficient working can have on a design company’s profit margin.
Correct and unambiguous documentation is essential for maintaining structural safety and is relied upon by designers, suppliers, contractors and end users. CROSS has received reports about the quality of some imported products and the nature of the documentation that goes with them.
Recent events This article draws attention to such topical events as the publication of the Lofstedt report, the Health and Safety Executive's interpretation of "appropriate action" and firms prosectuted over the mis-handling of asbestos.