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Regulator advice focuses on underlying causes of recent demo incidents

  • By: NDA
  • On: 05/14/2019 08:19:51
  • In: Safety
  • Comments: 0
From PP Construction Safety. Twelve brief Case Studies on demolition incidents have been released by HSE which are reproduced below.The regulator is urging those involved in demolition projects to consider the scenarios and ask themselves if they could mitigate for these “common lapses in judgement or process”. If not, the HSE advice is to review their own processes with a particular focus on thorough planning, management and control of demolition and refurbishment work.
The HSE initiative is prompted by the raised public profile of the demolition industry “by the recent airing of the Channel 5 documentary – When Demolitions Go Wrong, which has focused on the impact of incidents but not the underlying causes.” Read more here.

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