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 concerned about the suitability of providing a retrofitted steel balcony requiring moment connections to the sides of typical hollowcore floor planks.
A member of a team working on a major bridge reported a close call after the supporting mesh flooring on a new access staging system gave way under his foot.
Concerns were raised on a major highway project after it was noticed that the contractor was casting a pad foundation with no reinforcement in the base.
A reporter has raised concerns based on a past visit to a residential tower block in 2011 that had a similar type of rainscreen panel to the one used on the Grenfell Tower.
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