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CROSS Safety Alert

The management of design related risks: structural, civil and fire engineers

Region: CROSS-UK, CROSS-AUS, CROSS-US Published: 15 December 2021


Overview

Significant, and tragic, failures involving structures continue to occur: fires in apartment blocks in Milan, London and Taiwan, and structural collapses in Florida and Nigeria being recent examples. This paper gives emphasis to the need for engineers to consider risk management at a fundamental level.

Who should read this?

Structural and civil engineers and fire engineers and those who engage with them in design and checking. It applies to risk management in all sectors of building and construction work.

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