Author: The Institution of Structural Engineers' Health and Safety Panel
1 May 2014
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The Institution of Structural Engineers' Health and Safety Panel
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.
A number of Health and Safety Regulations are frequently encountered by structural engineers in Great Britain. Many of these address specific safety and/or health risks and can be used as a source of information for engineers during the design process.
Cement, a key constituent of concrete, is a chemical which has the ability to cause adverse health effects. This short article highlights the principal risks when working with the material and offers guidance on preventative measures.