Managing Health and Safety Risks (No. 34): Working safely near water

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

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27 November 2014

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Managing Health and Safety Risks (No. 34): Working safely near water


The Structural Engineer
Managing Health and Safety Risks (No. 34): Working safely near water
Date published

27 November 2014

Author

The Institution of Structural Engineers' Health and Safety Panel

Price

Standard: £9 + VAT
Members/Subscribers: Free

First published

27 November 2014

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Author

The Institution of Structural Engineers' Health and Safety Panel

Dangers of working in close proximity to water are ever present. Many engineering projects are constructed close to or directly over water, while others may involve the creation of containers for water. To ensure public safety, taking the precautions outlined in this article is of paramount importance.

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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Managing Health & Safety Risks Professional Guidance Issue 12

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