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Health and safety still a distant dream

I read with interest Simon Danischewsky's letter (aj 23.7.98) but lest it be inferred that I am insensitive, or worse, dismissive of site safety issues, I should set the record straight - few architects can match my experience in this field! As a student, I spent 12 months researching site conditions. The project was funded by Sir Robert McAlpine, who had two objectives: a philanthropic desire to improve site standards and a wish to anticipate the requirements of the 1976 Health and ...

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