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Structural Safety Incorporating CROSS and SCOSS, Exeter

  • Lecture
  • Exeter
  • 16 January 2020
  • 18:00 - 19:30
Structural Safety Incorporating CROSS and SCOSS, Exeter

About this event

ICE Exeter City Club invite you to an evening talk commencing at 6:30pm. We are meeting from 6pm for light refreshments and networking.

CROSS collects confidential data on the concerns of structural and civil engineers and others on structural safety and provides commentary and advice. The talk will describe how the system operates and how it influences behaviour and performance. There will be numerous examples of failures and near misses and the lessons that can be learned. Also discussed will be the recommendations from the Hackitt Review, following the Grenfell Tower Fire, for the expansion of CROSS into new areas including fire safety. The impact on the construction industry and likely outcomes will be described and discussion will be welcomed.

For more information see www.structural-safety.org

Speakers

Alastair Soane BSc PhD CEng FICE FIStructE

Director of Structural-Safety the group encompassing CROSS (Confidential reporting on structural safety) and SCOSS (Standing committee on structural safety). Extensive experience on UK and International construction projects. Structural safety expert. Previously engaged on major nuclear projects. Member of the Ethics Committee of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Advisory Group on Temporary Structures, IStructE Committees, and visiting professor of civil engineering at Liverpool University.

Event venue

University of Exeter
Reed Upper Lounge, Reed Hall
Streatham Drive
Exeter
Exeter EX4 4QR
United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Barbara Sweet

e: [email protected]

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