Author: S.Brady (Brady Heywood)
1 July 2015
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S.Brady (Brady Heywood)
Our series from insurance broker Griffiths & Armour moves on from examining the underlying causes of claims, to consider the effects of contractual terms.
The services of structural engineers may be required in certain demolition situations e.g. where advice is needed on propping, stability or the sequence to be followed. This article provides brief guidance on the planning of a demolition project, as well some appropriate techniques and methods to ensure that on-site safety is prioritised.
In the concluding part of this article, Sean Brady explores in more detail the technical cause of the Quebec Bridge collapse and the human factors that lay behind this.