CROSS-UK Newsletter 72


CROSS-UK Newsletter 72 has been published and includes expert comments on fire and structural safety reports.

Reports in this Newsletter cover the following:

  • Dangerous alteration work results in two terraced houses being demolished
  • Lack of fire safety competence in care home setting
  • Unqualified engineer's unsafe computer aided design of a retaining wall
  • Non approved sealants are used with CPVC pipes and fittings
  • Durability issues with engineered timber
  • Fire protection of steelwork supporting a timber floor
  • Non compliant guard rails on high rise apartment buildings after modification
  • Fire protection considerations for roof structures in building design
  • Design responsibility for steel to concrete connections
  • Fire hazards in historical modular timber framed buildings



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