Author: S. Brady (Brady Heywood)
3 February 2014
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S. Brady (Brady Heywood)
The Structural Engineer, Volume 92, Issue 2, 2014, Page(s) 2
Between 55,000 and 70,000 construction workers are believed to incur musculoskeletal injuries each year in the UK. These cover back and upper/lower limb disorders. This short article provides some basic advice for safer manual handling.
A cross party parliamentary report published last year concluded that “the problem of late payments is getting worse” and that, for the construction industry, the situation was particularly bad. Browne Jacobson’s Peter Westlake provides more details.
Sean Brady examines the remarkable engineering works that may have underpinned the Hanging Garden of Babylon - one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.