Managing Health and Safety Risks (No. 33): Controlling risks from underground and overhead services

Author: The Institution of Structural Engineers' Health and Safety Panel

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24 October 2014

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Managing Health and Safety Risks (No. 33): Controlling risks from underground and overhead services

Managing Health and Safety Risks (No. 33): Controlling risks from underground and overhead services
The Structural Engineer
Author

The Institution of Structural Engineers' Health and Safety Panel

Date published

24 October 2014

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The Institution of Structural Engineers' Health and Safety Panel

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In developed countries, the space below ground is littered both with debris from past construction and with utility services — some active, some redundant. Risks from overhead services mostly relate to power lines, which may be fouled by crane jibs, scaffolding poles or plant. This short article discussed how the associated risks are best controlled.

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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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