Forensic Engineering: Informing the Future with Lessons from the Past is the published proceedings from the Institution of Civil Engineers' Fifth International Conference on Forensic Engineering, held in London on 16-17 April 2013. The conference maintained a 150 year tradition pioneered by Telford, Brunel and Stephenson, where lessons learned from
Forensic engineering within civil engineering involves the investigation of failures of construction facilities and the built environment. While collapses are the most spectacular and potentially lethal type of failures - particularly when caused by criminal acts such as terrorism and arson - the discipline also includes investigation of failures i
Author(s): M. Appleby, Solicitor, Fisher Scoggins LLP.
Publication date: 20 June 2007
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Written against the backdrop of increasing fines for health and safety offences against companies and individuals, this guide provides straightforward advice on how to avoid or deal with health and safety prosecutions in a practical manner.
The authors explain the law surrounding health and safety prosecutions as detailed
All civil engineers and construction professionals concerned with the construction process have both professional and legal duties to take care, not only of their own health and safety at work, but the health and safety of others who might be put at risk.Health and Safety in Construction offers clear guidance on the responsibilities of construction