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A new approach to safety management

As every civil engineer knows, accidents are far from being mere statistics. They are traumatic and expensive realities that can strike at any time. And construction has a worse safety record than any other industry. According to the Health & Safety Executive, the fatal injury rate for construction workers during 1999/2000 is expected to be 4.5 per 100,000, 18% higher than 1998/9.

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