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Death for the hard of fearing

Civil engineers do not have a risk free working life. We all know that the accident record in the industry leaves a lot to be desired, with 62 fatalities between April and September last year, compared to only 39 over the same period the year before. But there are clearly some areas of the sector in which the risks are particularly high - such as tunnelling, roped access, diving and emergency work. So do workers involved in such activities experience fear every time they don their protective ...

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