Temporary Works Toolkit. Part 7: Temporary works failures – what can we learn?

Author: A. Soane

Date published

1 February 2017

First published: 1 February 2017

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Temporary Works Toolkit. Part 7: Temporary works failures – what can we learn?

The Structural Engineer
Temporary Works Toolkit. Part 7: Temporary works failures – what can we learn?
Date published

1 February 2017

First published

1 February 2017

Author

A. Soane

Price

Free

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In the second of two articles examining temporary works failures, Director of Structural-Safety, Alastair Soane, considers why failures occur and what steps can be taken to reduce the risk of catastrophic events.

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PDF
Pages:
3
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Temporary Works Toolkit Professional Guidance Issue 2

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