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 highlights how B500 reinforcing bars were observed to have visually different tapered threads cut into the bars after delivered to site.
A reporter discusses how they witnessed the failure of a temporary support for an excavation on site due to similar design issues discussed in CROSS report 298 (Props to large excavations).
A correspondent noticed that proprietary masonry support angles specified to support the outer leaf of masonry had been incorrectly connected to the steel beam using carriage bolts.
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