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 reporter is becoming increasingly concerned about design practice and correct understanding of the difference between analysis and design and the linking of the two.
A blade of 270mm cavity brickwork in a temporary condition fell and killed a bricklayer after sixteen scaffold planks were leant against the wall on the side remote from the bricklayer.
A reporter recalls how, in the 1970s while working on a bridge refurbishment project, several new zinc electro-plated bolts failed suddenly, and often shortly after installation.
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