A Newsletter from CROSS-UK 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).
A cantilever football stand vibrated when fans jumped in a synchronised manner and modifications had to be carried out to raise the natural frequency of the structure.
A reporter raises concerns after a crowd in a city centre greeting a successful sporting team gained access to the roofs of buildings and were densely packed around perimeters overlooking the streets.
Concerns are raises after it was discovered that the steel design element of a software package did not automatically allow for nominal moments in the design of columns for simple structures.
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