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).
Collapse of a hollow core unit
This refers to the collapse of one modest span precast hollow core concrete unit and the excessive deflection of others on a building which was under construction.
Effect of staff change on a design
A reporter illustrates how risk can be generated from staff turnover.
Near collapse of masonry highway bridge
Works adjacent to a masonry arch bridge caused the foundations to subside and damage the bridge beyond repair.
Steel stud failures during bridge construction
This report concerns the failure of a steel studs during construction works on a new bridge associated with major road improvements.
Falsework support to a bridge – a near miss
This report follows the near collapse of a birdcage scaffold falsework structure during an 800 cubic metre concrete pour on a motorway bridge.
GRP panels as permanent shuttering
A reporter highlights problems that were encountered when Glassfibre Reinforced Plastic (GRP) panels were used as permanent formwork on a highway construction project.
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