Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Michael Douglas

Stories

  • A new approach to safety managementSubscription

    5 October, 2000Updated: 19 February, 2009

    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.