The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 93 (2015) > Issue 8 > Managing Health & Safety Risks (No. 42): Hazards in masonry
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Managing Health & Safety Risks (No. 42): Hazards in masonry

Traditionally, masonry was associated with stone and brick wall construction, but usage has widened to include blockwork, brick pavers, plus cladding and paving of various kinds. The standard hazards to consider are linked to manual handling and cutting. However, a particular safety issue is that of wall stability during construction.

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