A Newsletter from CROSS-AUS containing reports on structural safety issues.
Note: this Newsletter was published by CROSS (Confidential Reporting on Structural Safety). Since March 2021, Confidential Reporting on Structural Safety is renamed Collaborative Reporting for Safer Structures (CROSS).
Poor quality of structural design on high-rise buildings
The correspondent has been very concerned about the quality of structural engineering on some projects in recent years, particularly for certain high-rise buildings.
Safety concern about the design of thin concrete walls
The reporter raises their concern about the design of thin concrete load-bearing walls, sometimes supporting 10 or more storeys.
Managing changes to design
In the correspondent's experience, change is the root of many of the problems discussed in the current debate about standards of construction.
Concern over the quality of steel fabrication for street furniture
The reporter is concerned about the quality and maintenance of welded fabricated steel structures used in street signs and other street furniture.
Set up of temporary works
This report highlights the importance of following correct procedures when installing temporary works.
Lift pit excavation hazards
A reporter came across an unsafe deep excavation and asks how a geotechnical engineer views the risk of excavation collapse.
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