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Michael Douglas


  • 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.