Author: J. C. Thomson
1st May 2014
First published: 1st May 2014
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J. C. Thomson
Existing steel structures and plant may need welded modifications or repairs. They may have been designed and built to withdrawn/superseded Standard specifications. In some cases the design and fabrication records may not be available. This paper reviews past UK welding specifications so as to provide guidance on the approaches which can be made to assessing the suitability of an old structure for welding. A list of withdrawn/superseded British Standards, forms an Appendix to this article.
This guide from law firm Browne Jacobson expands on an article published in the June 2013 issue, from the Institution’s Health and Safety Panel.
Entering into and working within confined spaces is potentially extremely hazardous. Regrettably, on a number of occasions, these actions have resulted in human tragedy. This article provides an overview of the issues and risks involved.