The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 95 (2017) > Issue 2 > Managing Health & Safety Risks (No. 59): Human error
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Managing Health & Safety Risks (No. 59): Human error

After any accident or structural failure, investigators usually conclude that someone, somewhere got something wrong. Sometimes the error results from culpable negligence, more often it will have been caused by a simple mistake or by confusion at an individual or organisational level.

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