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).
Unsafe street lighting columns
A reporter raises concerns over the poor construction of street light poles and advertisement boards.
Inadequate chimney support
The supports for a domestic chimney had been removed which left a 2.5m high chimney stack almost unsupported and in a potentially dangerous state.
Public art structures
Engineers have noticed a trend and raise concerns over more works of ‘Public Art’ being placed near to highways and in cities.
School fascia board failure
A section of pressed steel gutter and plywood fascia board at a school collapsed during or after a heavy rainstorm.
Temporary bridge jacking
Transport for London (London Rail) reported publically on an incident concerning temporary bridge jacking and permission to reproduce an extract is gratefully acknowledged by CROSS.
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