Managing Health & Safety Risks (No. 58): Reinforcement cage collapses

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

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3 January 2017

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Managing Health & Safety Risks (No. 58): Reinforcement cage collapses

The Structural Engineer
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The Institution of Structural Engineers' Health and Safety Panel

Date published

3 January 2017

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The Institution of Structural Engineers' Health and Safety Panel

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Fixing reinforcement is one of the most basic tasks in construction. There are a number of hazards linked to this work phase and, perhaps surprisingly, they do not appear to be well appreciated among the design/construction community. Collapses of rebar arrangements prior to concreting have occurred and, in the worst cases, workers have been killed. Other incidents have been ‘near misses’.

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