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Document ID (ISN)55626
CIS number 91-511
ISBN(s) 0-11-885441-0
Year 1990
Convention or series no. HSG 58
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Evaluation and inspection of buildings and structures
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1990. 16p. Illus. 13 ref.
Abstract This guidance provides help in assessing the risks involved in evaluating and inspecting certain traditional buildings and structures. Contents: general principles (problems encountered, clothing and equipment, planning for the inspection and precautions during the inspection); agricultural buildings and structures (types of buildings and materials, common forms of structural deterioration and damage, silos, effluent tanks and silage pits); industrial brickwork structures (walls, piers, arches and chimneys); cast iron structures; timber structures (identification of dry rot/wet rot and insect attack).
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety; inspection; buildings; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) industrial buildings; building materials; safety guides; agriculture; mechanical hazards; hazard evaluation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection