4 edition of Construction Risks in River and Estuary Engineering found in the catalog.
July 1, 2000
by Thomas Telford Ltd
Written in English
|Contributions||Mark Morris (Editor), Jonathan Simm (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||265|
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Contractors involved in construction, in or adjacent to rivers and estuaries, are open to a range of construction risks from working in this environment.
Not only the primary risk of flooding, but also significant risk from scour, poor ground conditions, site drainage, plant Author: Jonathan Simm.
Working conditions created by the river and estuary environment pose a range of new and increased risks to the engineer. To complete the works successfully the engineer needs to manage these risks such that the works are constructed safely and to specification ensuring the project is undertaken on time and within budget and that any impact on the environment is acceptable.
Assisting in identifying and managing risks in works design and construction, this book offers guidance in risk assessment and management techniques, along with the identification of typical risk issues likely to be encountered in the river and estuary environment. Construction risk in river and estuary engineering Working conditions created by the river and estuary environment pose a range of new and increased risks to the engineer.
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This Manual assists in identifying and managing risks in works design and construction. Guidance is offered on risk assessment and management techniques, along with the identification of typical risk issues likely to be encountered in the river and estuary environment.
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